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The Grammar Of Ornament-Illsutrated By Example From Various Styles Of Ornaments
 
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Author : Owen Jones
Publisher : L`aventurine
ISBN# : 2-914199-12-0
Pages : 218
Price :INR 895
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Architect, decorator and teacher, Owen jones supervised work at the Great Exhibition of 1851 in London and his decoration of the crystal Palace was unanimously acclaimed. His work, The Grammar of Ornament, was first published in 1856 and is still an indispensable reference tool. Its encyclopedia approach offers a unique vision of the decorative styles throughout time. The grammar of ornament is a treatise of the most significant forms of ornamental motifs. Organized in twenty chapters each with an introductory text, these plates were complied by own jones, assisted by his students from museum documents and existing historical and scientific publications.
 
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