The Grammar of Ornament.

  • Jones, Owen
  • London: Bernard Quaritch 1928


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Folio, pp. [ii], 128 + decorative title-page and 111 other colour plates. Original red cloth, front board and spine blocked in gilt. Neatly recased, spine just slightly sunned.


First published 1856, this is the third Quaritch edition (a straight reprint of the 1910 version) of Owen Jones's magisterial and astonishingly-illustrated compilation of ornament and design from around the world. An attractive copy of a book often heavily used.

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