A History of Ornament, Volume 1

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Century Company, 1916 - Decoration and ornament - 406 pages
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Contents

I
3
II
20
III
32
IV
55
V
65
VI
73
VII
88
VIII
110
XI
170
XII
187
XIII
206
XIV
234
XV
266
XVI
282
XVII
303
XVIII
331

IX
127
X
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Page ix - I have for vears felt the need of some such text-book * vii for students in my own courses in Columbia University in the History of Ornament. Of the many works in English, French or German, mentioned above, which to any extent recognize the historical element in the styles of ornament, some are too expensive for student use; some are too brief or too superficial in their text, some inadequate in their illustrations. In response to many appeals from teachers in other institutions, from their students...
Page 31 - Report (1883-8-4), 1887. Report of the Director. Burial mounds of the northern sections of the United States, by Cyrus Thomas. The Cherokee Nation of Indians: A narrative of their...
Page 290 - ... Remarkable skill was displayed in the composition and anatomy of these grotesque monsters. They are among the most striking examples of the decorative-symbolic treatment of purely utilitarian members (Figure 312). Books Recommended: As before, BOND, DEHIO AND BEZOLD, HAETEL, VIOLLETLE-Duc.

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