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First Edition Thus; Folio Edition. All Pages Disbound / Acceptable. Today we are pleased to offer.
Illustrated volume by influential Victorian. This antique tome is over 150 years old! Owen Jones was an influential Victorian architect and this work is considered one of the great Victorian design books, a testament to the peak of chromolithographic printing.
Due to his position as the director of the Great Exhibition of 1861 and his later career at the South Kensington, later Victoria and Albert, Museum, Jones was considered an arbiter of taste for more than a quarter century. The drawings for the plates were done by a variety of Jones friends including M. This text contains numerous in-text illustrations and 112 full color chromolithographed plates. This compendium covers artistic/design influences including Greek, Renaissance, Persian, Turkish, Chinese and others from around the world in an attempt to provide inspiration to the artist, architect or designer.
This volume is in ACCEPTABLE condition overall. Please note that ALL pages are fully detached from the binding.
Perfect for the person interested in scanning the chromolithographs for graphic design use! Exterior shows heavy wear; spine is completely missing and both boards show soiling from age.
The text block itself is in ACCEPTABLE / GOOD condition for its age. Graded; though there are several pages with tape repairs to the edges, minor edge tearing, as well as many pages showing light to moderate soiling, I scanned every single page in this volume for my own use and I was not. Note there are a few pages with some annotations in pencil, written by the previous owner, however these do not interfere with the quality of the illustrations.
Otherwise this volume is free from major rips and tears. Beautifully illustrated throughout with engravings in the text and with 112 chromolithographic plates! A fantastic book on design that influenced most of the important artisans working in the late 19th and 20th centuries including Frank Lloyd Wright.Feel free to ask any questions you may have. Approximately 13 1/2 inches tall by 9 3/4 inches wide by 2 1/2 inches thick. This item has been carefully inspected by hand. Our passion for fine, collectible and antique items makes itself apparent in our selection. Every order comes standard with unparalleled personal service and lightning fast order processing.
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