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The Historic Styles of Ornament Containing 1500 Examples from All Countries and All Periods, Exhibited on 90 Plates Mostly Printed in Gold and Colours with Historical and Descriptive Text Translated from the German of H. Dolmetsch B.T. Batsford, London, 1898. Library Green Cloth. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. Folio – over 12 – 15 tall. Green library cloth. White stamped titles and library number on spine. Minimal shelf wear but mild soiling of boards. Binding very tight. Library stamps to front free endpaper; Withdrawn from Stoke on Trent Libraries and In Store together with inked Level C and Oversize Room in upper top corner. Discrete armorial blind stamp on first and last 5 leaves including first plate and last two plates. All other plates clean. No page numbers, 90 full page plates in colour and black and monochrome together with explanatory pages complete as list. Title page verso and preface also have municipal library ink stamps as does the last free endpaper and verso of plate description 85. Bar-coded label on lower pastedown. A clean, strongly bound copy of this exhaustive and beautiful work.