London, South Kensington
2 June 2008
JONES, Owen (1809-74). The Grammar of Ornament. London: Day & Son, 1856. 2° (559 x 371mm). Additional chromolithographed title, printed title in red and black, 100 chromolithographed plates by F. Bedford and Day and Son after Owen Jones (light mainly marginal browning, a little spotted). Contemporary half morocco, with central morocco gilt panel laid down, gilt edges (rubbed, joints starting to split). FIRST EDITION. Brunet III, 565.
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