With time on our hands during the Coronavirus lockdown, we are reviewing the prices of some of our older stock and adjusting prices of books to ensure that they are the most attractive offering in the marketplace, as it is a reality of the antiquarian market for books that less expensive and mid-level material the trend has been inexorably downward, to the chagrin of booksellers and to the benefit of collectors.  Consequently, we have slashed prices anywhere between 20 percent and 60 percent of these books we have had listed for five years or more.  So we hope that anyone visiting the site might find something that might have become overpriced but now legitimately qualifies as a bargain.



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Author Name    Dolmetsch, H.

Title   Der Ornamentenschatz. Ein Musterbuch Stilvoller Ornamente Aus Allen Kunstepochen. 85 Tafeln Mit 1200 Meist Farbigen Abbildungen Und Erlauterndem Text

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Edition   Second edition

Publisher   Stuttgart Julius Hoffmann 1889

Seller ID   002094

Small folio, 13 by 10 inches, 34 by 25 cm. The 85 plates are accompanied with one page of text explanation. This is the last of the great 19th century chromolithographic plate books on the decorative arts and ornament which began with Owen Jones' "Grammar of Ornament". With original decorated browny cloth with late Medieval/baroque gilt and black decoration of fleur-de-lys diaper, etc. Bumping to the corners. Minor rubbing along joints and shelfwear by shelf extremities.

Price = 275.00 USD



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