Dover Publications: May 2002
Exceptionally comprehensive, easy-to-use guide surveys the evolution of historic ornament in architecture and the applied arts from primitive ornaments of Oceania, Egypt, and Assyria to a Gothic doorway in Amiens, the tomb of Lorenzo de Medici, and a classic early-19th-century sofa by Thomas Hope. Over 700 black-and-white illustrations. 16 plates of photographs.
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