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