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

  • 1910
London: Quaritch
  • [Folio edition].
  • With contributions by J.B. Waring, J.O. Westwood and M.D. Wyatt.; Includes bibliographical references.

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Date
1910
Publisher
London: Quaritch
Language
English
Description of Original
157 pages, 100 [i.e. 112] leaves of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 35 cm
For Staff
METS

Available Contents

  1. [Cover]
  2. The grammar of ornament
  3. [Title Page]
  4. Preface to the folio edition
  5. General principles in the arrangement of form and colour, in architecture and the decorative arts, which are advocated throughout this work
  6. List of plates
  7. Ornament of savage tribes
  8. [Ornament of savage tribes. Plates 1, 2, 3]
  9. Egyptian ornament
  10. [Egyptian ornament. Plates 4, 5, 6, 6*, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11]
  11. Assyrian and Persian ornament
  12. [Assyrian and Persian ornament. Plates 12, 13, 14]
  13. Greek ornament
  14. [Greek ornament. Plates 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22]
  15. Pompeian ornament
  16. [Pompeian ornament. Plates 23, 24, 25]
  17. Roman ornament
  18. [Roman ornament. Plates 26, 27]
  19. Byzantine ornament
  20. [Byzantine ornament. Plates 28, 29, 29*, 30]
  21. Arabian ornament
  22. [Arabian ornament. Plates 31, 32, 33, 34, 35]
  23. Turkish ornament
  24. [Turkish ornament. Plates 36, 37, 38]
  25. Moresque ornament, from the Alhambra
  26. [Moresque ornament, from the Alhambra. Plates 39, 40, 41, 41*, 42, 42*, 42+, 43]
  27. Persian ornament
  28. [Persian ornament. Plates 44, 45, 46, 47, 47*, 48]
  29. Indian ornament, from the exhibitions of 1851 and 1855
  30. [Indian ornament. Plates 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 53*, 54, 54*, 55]
  31. Hindoo ornament
  32. [Hindoo ornament. Plates 56, 57, 58]
  33. Chinese ornament
  34. [Chinese ornament. Plates 59, 60, 61, 62]
  35. Celtic ornament
  36. [Celtic ornament. Plates 63, 64, 65]
  37. Mediæval ornament
  38. [Mediæval ornament. Plates 66, 67, 67*, 68, 69, 69*, 70, 71, 72, 73]
  39. Renaissance ornament
  40. [Renaissance ornament. Plates 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82]
  41. Elizabethan ornament
  42. [Elizabethan ornament. Plates 83, 84, 85]
  43. Italian ornament
  44. [Italian ornament. Plates 86, 86*, 87, 88, 89, 90]
  45. Leaves and flowers from nature
  46. [Leaves and flowers from nature. Plates 91-100]
  47. [Cover]