The Grammar of Ornament (Owen Jones) lands on the shelves of my shop, where it will be found in my Architecture shelves. priced at £8.50! Call in and get 40% OFF that price when you mention this post…
London: Parkgate Books, 1997, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Colour plates ; Black & white drawings;
From the cover: Owen Jones masterwork The Grammar of Ornament remains as important and indispensable a sourcebook today as it was in 1856 when it was first published. It is a unique encyclopedic survey of decorative styles from around the world and across the centuries, from India and China to Egypt and Persia, and from Stone Age to Victorian and Medieval to Renaissance.<…
Introduction by: Michael Snowdin
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper.
Burgundy boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 272 pages. 13″ x 9″.