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Il tesoro dell'ornato 1 edition

Il tesoro dell'ornato
G. J. Mendel

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Il tesoro dell'ornato
collezione di scelti ornati di tutte le epoche dell'arte : 80 tavole con oltre 1000 disegni la maggior parte in colori : con testo explicatívo
per cura del Prof. G. J. Mendel.

Published 1884 by Modes e Mendel in Roma .
Written in Italian.

Edition Notes

Date range taken from dated reviews on verso of printed wrapper, Part 2, and British Library Public Catalogue.

"L'Inghilterra possiede la Grammar of ornament dell'architetto Owen Jones, la Francia la Grammaire des arts du dessin di Charles Blanc. L'Italia non ha nulla di questo genere. ... Noi ci accingiamo a riempire questa deplorata lacuna nella bibliografia artistica ..."--Author's preface.

Most parts consist of 4 plates with accompanying descriptive text.

Several plates with imprint: "Modes & Mendel, Libreria Centralo, Roma". Most plates unsigned. One chromolithograph and photogravure with additional imprint: "H. Dolmetsch". The other photogravure signed "Meisenbach" and "K. Schaupert". One lithograph signed "gez. G. Haaga" and two others "K. Schaupert gez". One collotype with imprint: "Thuringer & Co. Nürnberg. Heliotyp." and another: "Heliogr. F. Thuringer & Schmidtner.".

Illustrated border on upper covers with signatures: "entw. H Kolb." and "X.A.V.C.G. Specht.".

"Prezzo L. 1 50"--Cover.

"Vedi annunzio a tergo di questa copertina"--Cover of several parts.

Titling on upper cover of Parts 1-3, and title page in Part 1 with imprint: "80 Tavole". Upper cover of Parts 4-21 with imprint: "85 Tavole."

MASS copy: In original light turquoise-coloured paper wrappers with wood-engraved illustrated border and titling printed in brown on upper covers. Publisher's advertisements printed in brown on lower cover of Parts 1-6 and 11-21.

Other Titles
Collezione di scelti ornati di tutte le epoche dell'arte.

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