Proctor, VT: Vermont Marble Co., 1924. First edition. Decorated Boards with Gilt Lettering and Designs. Quarto, pp. 44. Illustrated with 7 full page b/w plates. Very Good; closed tear on front endpaper; one plate torn and repaired with yellowing cellophane tape. Item #19894
An interesting and attractively illustrated outline of historical ornaments and motifs as related to memorial design. Includes sections on Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Celtic, Gothic, Renaissance, and Colonial ornament, each with a full page plate of examples. A useful and interesting resource on an under-appreciated subject.