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Grammar of Ornament: A Monumental Work of Art by  Owen Jones - Hardcover - Reprint - 1989 - from RareNonFiction.com (SKU: 828G3595)

Grammar of Ornament: A Monumental Work of Art

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Grammar of Ornament: A Monumental Work of Art

by Jones, Owen

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ISBN 13
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London: Studio Editions. Hardcover. 185170048X 157 pages. plus 10 full-page plates. Originally published in 1856.. "Universally regarded as the classic reference book on Victorian aesthetics, as well as an important visual synopsis of the major forms of decoration... Contains over 100 colour plates which beautifully illustrate a wealth of ornamental patterns from around the world, which spans a historical heritage from the Stone Age and Ancient Egypt to nineteenth-century Europe." - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Dust jacket preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A beautiful copy of this extraordinary work. Gift quality. . Fine. 1989. Reprint.

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Title
Grammar of Ornament: A Monumental Work of Art
Author
Jones, Owen
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Fine
Quantity available
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Edition
Reprint
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
185170048X
ISBN 13
9781851700486
Publisher
Studio Editions
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1989
Keywords
The Grammar of Ornament - Illustrated By Examples from Various Styles of Ornament - One Hundred and Twelve Plates History Ornamental Patterns Art Victorian Aesthetics Decoration Ornamental Patterns
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