Examples Of English Mediaeval Foliage And Coloured Decoration.
Published by The Author, 150 Hampstead Road, N.W. and by B. T. Batsford, 52, High Holborn, W. C.
From buildings of the xiith to the xvth centuries. a series of seventy six measured drawings with descriptive letterpress. by james kellaway colling, f.r.i.b.a.
FIRST EDITION. Folio. 12.5 x 10.5 inches. 72 pp. + 76 plates. Bound in half cloth over red boards, gilt. Top edge gilt. Some wear to extremities, staining of lower edge and browning of flyleaves, etc.; otherwise a very good copy. Illustrated by 76 engraved plates, interleaved with blank pages and by 79 text figures in the letterpress. Descriptive text followed by seventy six detailed measured drawings of medieval foliage decoration and ornament. James Kellaway Colling (1816-1905) was an architect, watercolour artist, book illustrator and pioneer of chromolithograph printing. THIS IS A HEAVY BOOK WHICH WILL INCUR SHIPPING COSTS ABOVE THE DEFAULT RATE QUOTED BY ABE, ESPECIALLY OUTSIDE THE UK. PLEASE CONTACT US DIRECTLY IF YOU WOULD LIKE A QUOTATION FOR POSTAGE BEFORE ORDERING.
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