Edinburgh: John Grant, 1898. Later printing. Cloth over Boards. Quarto, 2-page preface, 59 beautiful colored original plates (one loose plate), in various print mediums, many hand-colored, depicting tiles, stained gl;ass panels and borders, capitala and columns, draperies, ironwork, ornaments in wood and plaster, etc. Very good; some cover soiling, loose plate is edgeworn. Item #19869
A selection of the purest and best specimens of ornament of all kinds and of all ages: architectural ornaments, stained glass, painted tiles, wood carvings, wood panels, ironwork, ornamental drapery, velvet hangings, lace and needlework, book bindings, and jewelry and plate designs. One of the most beautifully illustrated books we've offered. A pleasant copy in vivid coloration.