The Evolution of Architectural Ornament. G. A. T. Middleton.

The Evolution of Architectural Ornament

Philadelphia & London: J.B. Lippincott & Francis Griffiths, ca 1920. First edition. Hardcover. 117 pages. 26 x 20 cm. 235 illustrations. A thorough review -- ornament which has a foliage basis, and the anthemion, the acanthus and the miscellaneous ornaments of foliage derivation of the Classic and Gothic schools are dealt with in turn. Linear based ornament and animal basis are also treated. Owner inscription, corners rubbed. Orig. maroon cloth chipped at backstrip extremities. Teg. Very good. Item #18285

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