The grammar of ornament

by Jones, Owen

Publisher: B. Quaritch in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 157 Downloads: 780
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  • Decoration and ornament -- History

Edition Notes

Statementby Owen Jones. Illustrated by examples from various styles of ornament. One hundred and twelve plates.
The Physical Object
Pagination2 p. l., 157 p.
Number of Pages157
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23237055M

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He rose to prominence with his studies of Islamic Alma mater: Royal Academy Schools. Softcover. Condition: New.

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