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    A handbook of ornament
    A handbook of ornament by Meyer, Franz Sales, 1849-

    A-handbook-of-ornament.pdf

    Language: English
    By: Franz Sales Meyer
    Book release: 1849

    An illustrated guide to architecture in furniture & buildings.
    M. Franz Sales died in 1927. It is shown that there were at least eight versions in English by 1910, and at least one in German . Here in he discussed the symbology, anatomy and uses of the designs seen in buildings of status – both public and private, historic and contemporary to his life time. Concisely written and clearly illustrated a wonderful resource for historians and sociologists alike.

    Source of the book : http://bxl4.free.fr/Ornament.pdf