The grammar of ornament : illustrated by examples from various styles of ornament / Owen Jones.

Title: 
The grammar of ornament : illustrated by examples from various styles of ornament / Owen Jones.

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Author/Artist: 
Jones, Owen, 1809-1874.
Description: 
504 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 17 cm
Edition: 
First American edition.
Format of Material: 
Books
Bib ID: 
141528
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Location: 
Stacks
Call Number: 
NK1510.J78 2001
Notes: 
"First published in 1856 by Day & Son, Lincoln's Inn Fields, London"--Title page verso.
Includes indexes.
Mosaics: plates xxv, xxx, xxxv. Stained glass: plates lvii, lxix, lxix*.
CMGL owns a copy of the 1868 edition (CMGL BIB 92694, NK1510 .J78 1868 *).
Contents: 
Preface to Owen Jones's original folio edition --
General principles --
Ornament of savage tribes --
Egyptian ornament --
Assyrian and Persian ornament --
Greek ornament --
Pompeian ornament --
Roman ornament --
Byzantine ornament --
Arabian ornament --
Turkish ornament --
Moresque ornament from the Alhambra --
Persian ornament --
Indian ornament --
Hindoo ornament --
Chinese ornament --
Celtic ornament --
Mediaeval ornament --
Renaissance ornament --
Elizabethan ornament --
Italian ornament --
Leaves and flowers from nature --
Owen Jones: a chronology.
ISBN: 
0789476460 (alk. paper)
9780789476463 (alk. paper)