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Grammar of ornament

Owen Jones

Grammar of ornament

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by Owen Jones

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Published by Day & Son in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Owen Jones. Div II, [Roman; Byzantine; Arabian; Turkish; Moresque].
The Physical Object
PaginationLvs.26-43 :
Number of Pages43
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17305656M

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"Like the Crystal Palace, for which Jones himself designed the interior color scheme, this book is a riotous cornicopia of hue and form, a heroic attempt to come to grips with the entire world of things. The Grammar of Ornament is an object of beauty in its own right"—Tim Barringer, author of Reading the Pre-Raphaelites. Today, we began digitizing a printing of the first comprehensive book on design, Owen Jones’s "The Grammar of Ornament". Originally published in , this book is one of the holy grails of art reference books. In oversize chromolithographic plates, Jones collects representative samples of ornamental design from all over the world.


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