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The Grammar of Ornament by  Owen Jones - Hardcover - 1868 - from Royoung bookseller, Inc. (SKU: 7460)

The Grammar of Ornament

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The Grammar of Ornament

by Jones, Owen

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  • hardcover
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Three quarter brown morocco and cloth, marbled endpapers, matching edges. Very good
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London: Bernard Quaritch, 1868. Hardcover. Three quarter brown morocco and cloth, marbled endpapers, matching edges. Very good. 157 pages in text. Folio, 34 x 25 cm. 112 plates, many are brilliant chromolithographs, numerous black and white illustrations in the text. Originally published 1856 in a folio edition this classic work on the history of ornament covers design areas from the earliest time period to date: Primitive, Egyptian, Assyrian/Persian, Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Arabian, Turkish, Moresque, Indian, Hindoo, Chinese, Celtic, Medieval, Renaissance, Elizabethan, Italian and Leaves and Flowers from Nature. ARNTZEN/RAINWATER P72. "A splendid corpus of historic ornament from all over the world; first produced during the Arts and Crafts movement in England. Illustrates the scientific study of color and theory of the geometric construction of ornament. The beautiful chromolithographs are still used by designers...." Modest surface rubbing, nick backstrip head, chip to free front endpaper, tight, clean copy.

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Bookseller
Royoung bookseller, Inc. US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
7460
Title
The Grammar of Ornament
Author
Jones, Owen
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Three quarter brown morocco and cloth, marbled endpapers, matching edges. Very good
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Bernard Quaritch
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1868
Keywords
Design
Bookseller catalogs
Art Reference; Classics; Islamic Art; Oriental Art;

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tight
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folio
A folio usually indicates a large book size of 15" in height or larger when used in the context of a book description....[more]
rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
Cloth
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morocco
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edges
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leaves
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