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The Grammar of Ornament

The Grammar of Ornament

by Owen Jones

Paperback. New.
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£12.24
The Grammar of Ornament

The Grammar of Ornament

by Jones, Owen

London: Bernard Quaritch, 1868. Hardcover. Fair (heavy wear to boards, front end paper is unnattached, library bookplate inside front cover, library envelope inside rear cover, library stamps on many of the pages.). Bound in 3/4 red leather and red marble boards; gilt lettering on spine; color illustrated end papers; color illustrated title page; 157 pp; includes 112 color plates, bw illustrations throughout. Illustrated by examples from various styles of ornament. One hundred ... plates, drawn on... Read More
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$200.00
Imagines Quoru[n]dam Principum, et Illustrium Virorum. Ritratti di alcuni prencipi, et huomini illustri

Imagines Quoru[n]dam Principum, et Illustrium Virorum. Ritratti di alcuni prencipi, et huomini illustri

by NELLI, Nicolò; ROTA, Martino; ZENOI, Domenico (artists)

Venice: Bolognino Zaltieri ("Bolognini Zalterii formis"), 1569. 4to (257 x 200 mm). Engraved architectural title and 71 engraved portrait plates, 33 unsigned, the rest signed or with the monograms of Nicolò Nelli (26), Martino Rota (8), Domenico Zenoi (5, including title). All but 13 are oval portraits set within elaborate ornamental and emblematic borders. a fine, wide-margined copy, with dark impressions of the plates (early marginal repairs to the front fly-leaf, title, and one plate, title a bit... Read More
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$25000.00
Graphic Flower vol 2

Graphic Flower vol 2

by Hageney

Graphic Flower vol 2 by Hageney, Belvedere, ppr, '84, 80 large black and white and color plates, patterns in this volume derived from a collection of original dress fabrics, created and produced between the years 1930 and 1960.
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$15.97
The Grammar of Ornament

The Grammar of Ornament

by Owen Jones

Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1972. Hardcover. Very good/Fair. Covers edgeworn.Dust jacket worn, with numerous tears.
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$65.00
The grammar of ornament : illustrated by examples from various styles of ornament

The grammar of ornament : illustrated by examples from various styles of ornament

by Jones, Owen

London : Herbert, 2001. First Edition. Softcover. Fine paperback copy. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. Physical description: 504 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 17 cm. Notes: Includes index. Subjects: Decoration and ornament History. Genre: Design. Language: English.
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$24.15
Knight's Ornamental Designs: A Self-Explanatory Manual With A Treatise on Ornamental Art

Knight's Ornamental Designs: A Self-Explanatory Manual With A Treatise on Ornamental Art

by SCOTT, William Bell

London: Fullarton. hardcover. very good(+). 78 fine engravings of ornamental decoration printed on heavy stock. Tall 4to, 3/4 maroon calf, spine and covers faded. London: Fullarton, no date. ca. 1865. Very good (+).<br/><br/>
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$500.00
[ANTIQUARIAN BIBLIOGRAPHY / ORNAMENT]. Les maitres ornemanistes. Dessinateurs, peintres, architectes, sculpteurs et graveurs. Ecoles Francaise, - Italienne, - Allemande et des Pays-Bas (Flamande & Hollandaise)

[ANTIQUARIAN BIBLIOGRAPHY / ORNAMENT]. Les maitres ornemanistes. Dessinateurs, peintres, architectes, sculpteurs et graveurs. Ecoles Francaise, - Italienne, - Allemande et des Pays-Bas (Flamande & Hollandaise)

by Guilmard, Desire

Paris: E. Plon, 1881. FIRST EDITION. Hardcover. Very good. Two vols. in one. Large thick quarto: xvi, 560 pp.; [vi],180 plates. Bound in very sturdy and handsome contemporary red half morocco over red cloth boards, rebacked with original spine laid down, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. ¶ First edition of the indispensable bibliography of ornament from the 16th to the 18th century, featuring artists from France, Italy, Germany, Belgium, and the Netherlands. There are two volumes in one; in our copy... Read More
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$750.00
La Decoration Arabe: Decors Muraux, Plafonds, Mosaiques, Dallages, Boiseries, Vitraux, Etoffes, Tapis, Reliures, Faiences, Ornaments Divers

La Decoration Arabe: Decors Muraux, Plafonds, Mosaiques, Dallages, Boiseries, Vitraux, Etoffes, Tapis, Reliures, Faiences, Ornaments Divers

by PRISSE D'AVENNES, Emile

Paris: Savoy, 1885. First. hardcover. very good(+). Extraits du Grande Ouvrage L'Art Arabe de Prisse d'Avesnes [sic]. Choisis, classes et arranges par les editeurs. Half title, title, and 4pp list Beautifully illustrated with 110 numbered plates (actually 98 as the 12 double-page plates are counted as two), 87 of which are vivid chromolithographs. Folio, leather backed mottled boards with gilt-lettered spine (boards rubbed ; inner front hinge repaired; interior quite clean). Paris: J. Savoy... Read More
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$3000.00
The Grammar of Ornament

The Grammar of Ornament

by Jones, Owen 1809-1874

Paperback. Very Good.
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£15.11
The Grammar of Ornament: Illustrated By Examples from Various Styles of Ornament

The Grammar of Ornament: Illustrated By Examples from Various Styles of Ornament

by Jones, Owen

London: Bernard Quaritch, 1868. 157 pages text, chromolithographed title in red & black. & 111 chromolithographed plates, many heightened in silver & gold. numerous in-text illustrations. Original gilt-stamped cloth, rebacked in matching cloth, with gilt titling, rules to spine, all edges gilt. Contributors include J Bonomi, James Wild, J B Waring, J O Westwood, Christopher Dresser, Mathew Digby Wyatt. "Jones s forte was interior decoration. He insisted strongly on the decorative importance of colour,... Read More
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£750.00
Graphic Flower vol 1

Graphic Flower vol 1

by Hageney

Graphic Flower vol 1 by Hageney, Belvedere, ppr, '84, 80 large black and white and color plates, patterns in this volume derived from a collection of original dress fabrics, created and produced between the years 1930 and 1960.
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$15.97
The grammar of ornament : the Victorian masterpiece on Oriental, primitive, mediaval and renaissance / design and decorative art

The grammar of ornament : the Victorian masterpiece on Oriental, primitive, mediaval and renaissance / design and decorative art

by Jones, Owen (1809-1874)

London : Omega Books Ltd, 1987. Later Edition (reprint). Hardcover. Very good cloth copy in a good if edge-torn (with some loss) and dust-dulled dust wrapper, now mylar-sleeved. Remains quite well-preserved overall. Physical description: 1 volume, 103 unnmbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 35 cm. First published in 1856 by Day & Son. Reprinted in 1986. Includes bibliographical references and index. Subjects: Decoration and ornament. Decoration and ornament History.
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$82.50
The Grammar of Ornament

The Grammar of Ornament

by Owen Jones

New York: Dover Publications, 1987 Covers and spine chipped, creased and worn. Reference book only. Size: 9" X 12"
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£20.00
Grammar of Ornament

Grammar of Ornament

by JONES, Owen

New York: Gramercy Books, 1988. Hardcover. Some light toning to sheets, some wear at top of spine, lacks dust jacket. 13.5 x 9 inches. Boards.
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$40.00
Over the Door: The Ornamental Stonework of New York

Over the Door: The Ornamental Stonework of New York

by Yang, John

NY: Princeton Architectural Press, 1995. First edition. Small octavo. 171 pp; profuse b/w photographs. Black cloth with embossed lettering on cover & spine in dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; jacket shows minor scuffing.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good.
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$20.00
Schriftornament (Islamic designs)

Schriftornament (Islamic designs)

by Capeller,L. M. K

1946. Schriftornament (Islamic designs) by L. M. K. Capeller, Kunsttechnishe Hand-Bucher nr. 4, Art Technical Hand Books #4, Verlag Kinst und Schule, Munchen, circa 1946, paperback, covers loose, text in German includes pages 7 through 21, 24 color plates in very good condition.
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$12.80
Methode de Composition Ornementale

Methode de Composition Ornementale

by GRASSET, Eugene

Paris: Librairie Centrale des Beaux-Arts. hardcover. very good. 2 volumes. Volume 1: Elements Rectilignes; Volume 2: Elements Courbes. Profusely illustrated in black & white + 12 full page color plates. Folio, green cloth (soiled & rubbed). Rubricated title. Paris: Librairie Centrale des Beaux-Arts, ca. 1900. First Edition. Scarce. A good copy.<br/><br/> One of the founders of the Art Deco movement. With the ownership signature of art histrian Meyer Schapiro in each... Read More
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$1250.00
Grammar of Ornament: A Monumental Work of Art

Grammar of Ornament: A Monumental Work of Art

by Jones, Owen

Paperback. Good.
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£52.68
Student&#39;s Design Notebook plus Additional Watercolored Designs on Separate Sheets

Student's Design Notebook plus Additional Watercolored Designs on Separate Sheets

by Lebrun, S

Hardcover. Cloth spine. Marbled paper pasted onto boards. . Good. Well executed, impressive assortment of designs done by a capable, advanced French student. N.d., circa 1900. Folio, 35.5 by 22.5 cm. Notebook with 41 pages of content, plus 21 loose sheets with watercolored designs, filling out pen-and-ink or penciled outlining. Notebook pages ruled vertically down middle, with French descriptive text on left, designs described on right. 28 pages of the notebook have more or less fully realized... Read More
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$975.00
Faces in Stone: Architectural Sculpture in New York City

Faces in Stone: Architectural Sculpture in New York City

by King, Robert Arthur

NY: W.W. Norton, 2008. First edition. Oblong octavo. 144 pp; 250 b/w photographs. Cloth with dustjacket. Fine/Fine, a new, unused copy. A delightful collection of quirky faces and figures that appear on New York City buildings, most built during the years between the Civil War and World War I. Designed for entrances, around doorways, on cornices, and in lobbies, they include beautiful women's faces, frightening grotesques, and natural elements such as acanthus leaves, vines, and flowers.. First... Read More
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$20.00