Wharton, Edith (1862-1937); Codman Jr., Ogden (1863-1951) / The decoration of houses
A list of standard books on ornament and decoration , pp. -8 ff.
A LIST OF STANDARD BOOKS ON ORNAMENT & DECORATION, INCLUD ZNG FURNITURE, WOOD-CARVING, METAL WORK, &c., PUBLISHED BY B. T BATSFORD, 9~, HIGH HOLBORN, LONDON, ~* Books in this List are offered at Net Discount Prices, and will be forwarded POST FREE on receipt of remittance with ordor. A HANDBOOK OF ART SMITHING.-For the use of Practical Smiths, Designers and others, and in Art and Tech- nical Schools. By F. S. MEYER, Author of "A Handbook of Ornament." Translated from the Second German Edition. With an Introduction by J. STAR KIE GARDNER. Containing 2 T4 Illustrations. Demy 8vo, cloth, price 6s., net 5S. Both the Artistic and Practical Branches of the subject are dealt with, and the Illustrations give selected Examples of Ancient and Modern Ironwork. The Volume thus fills the long-existing want of a Manual on Ornamental Ironwork, and it is hoped will prove of value to all interested in the subject. "Charmingly produced. . . . It is really a most excellent manual, crowded with examples of ancient work, for the most part extremely well selected."- The Studio. "Professor Meyer's work is a useful historical manual on art smithing, based on a scientific classification of the subject, that will be of service to all smiths, designers, and students of technical and art schools. The illustrations are well drawn and numerous. "Mr. Batsford maintains in this manual the well earned reputation of Buiidit~e' News. his firm of publish- ing good, sound, and highly practicable books on the decorative arts and handicrafts. . Replete with cuts of well-chosen specimens of the leading styles and applications of the craft. "-The A thenaum. "A VOLUME WHICH SHOULD BE IN ALL THE ART AND TECHNIcAL SCHOOLS IN THE KINGDOM, and which will be found highly instructive by those artistic amateurs who may feel inclined to become art workmen in iron."- The D~gtish Mechanic. Just Pub//shed. THE HISTORIC STYLES OF ORNAMENT. Containing 1,500 examples from all countries and all periods, exhibited on i oo Plates, mostly printed in gold and colours. With historical and descriptive text translated from the German of H. DOLMETSCH. Folio, handsomely bound in cloth, gilt, price I) 5S. net. An excellent grammar of ornament at a moderate price. The examples have been very carefully selected, the most characteristic and beautiful of each period being illustrated; and a specially interesting selection of RenaIs- sance work is given. Great care has been taken in printing the coloured plates, which are more correct than those in Owen Jones' book. wec.
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