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Jones, Owen 1809-1874

Overview
Works: 343 works in 1,170 publications in 9 languages and 8,990 library holdings
Genres: History  Illustrated works  Exhibition catalogs  Biographies  Pictorial works  Poetry  Guidebooks  Catalogs  Biography  Manuscripts 
Roles: Author, Binding designer, Illustrator, Illuminator, Printer, Other, Editor, Artist, Dedicatee
Classifications: NK1510, 745.4
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The grammar of ornament by Owen Jones( Book )

308 editions published between 1856 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 3,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes a digitized facsimile of the 1856 London edition from a copy in the Cary Graphic Arts Collection, Rochester Institute of Technology; with commentary. Text is searchable and displays may be magnified. Includes supplementary color plates from the 1868 edition
The grammar of ornament : all 100 color plataes from the folio edition of the great Victorian sourcebook of historic design by Owen Jones( Book )

15 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This beautiful and highly influential book, long a classic in its field, includes all 100 original color plates from a rare Victorian edition. Among the nearly 3,000 royalty-free designs are exquisite Greek and Roman borders and mosaics, Celtic designs taken from manuscripts, motifs from medieval paintings and stained glass, and floral patterns from Chinese porcelain
Ancient Spanish ballads : historical and romantic by J. G Lockhart( Book )

28 editions published between 1841 and 1859 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The grammar of Chinese ornament : selected from objects in the South Kensington Museum and other collections by Owen Jones( Book )

27 editions published between 1986 and 1997 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The illuminated books of the middle ages : an account of the development and progress of the art of illumination, as a distinct branch of pictorial ornamentation, from the IVth. to the XVIIth. centuries by Henry Noel Humphreys( Book )

30 editions published between 1849 and 1995 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1001 illuminated initial letters : 27 full-color plates by Owen Jones( Book )

14 editions published between 1864 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains approximately 40 magnificently embellished individual letters of the alphabet
Chinese design & pattern in full color by Owen Jones( Book )

8 editions published in 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete "Chinese ornament" : all 100 color plates by Owen Jones( Book )

10 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

DOVER PICTORIAL ARCHIVE SERIES; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; PUBLISHER'S NOTE; EXAMPLES OF CHINESE ORNAMENT
The Psalms of David : the great illuminated psalter dedicated to Queen Victoria by Owen Jones( Book )

17 editions published between 1845 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A faithful reproduction of the original 1885 edition"--
Examples of Chinese ornament : selected from objects in the South Kensington Museum and other collections by Owen Jones( Book )

23 editions published between 1867 and 1990 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Added title page in colors, with ornamental border
The Alhambra by Antonio Fernández Puertas( Book )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plans, elevations, sections, and details of the Alhambra by Jules Goury( Book )

15 editions published between 1842 and 1845 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The grammar of ornament : a visual reference of form and colour in architecture and the decorative arts by Owen Jones( Book )

12 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1856, The Grammar of Ornament remains a design classic. Its inspiration came from pioneering British architect and designer Owen Jones (1809--1874), who produced a comprehensive design treatise for the machine age, lavishly illustrated in vivid chromolithographic color. Jones made detailed observations of decorative arts on his travels in Europe, the Middle East, and in his native London, where he studied objects on display at the Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations in 1851 and at local museums. His aim was to improve the quality of Western design by changing the habits of Victorian designers, who indiscriminately mixed elements from a wide variety of sources. Jones's resulting study is a comprehensive analysis of styles of ornamental design, presenting key examples ranging from Maori tattoos, Egyptian columns, and Greek borders to Byzantine mosaic, Indian embroidery, and Elizabethan carvings. At once splendidly Victorian and insistently modern, The Grammar of Ornament celebrates objects of beauty from across time periods and continents, and remains an indispensable sourcebook today
The works of Quintus Horatius Flaccus : illustrated chiefly from the remains of ancient art by Horace( Book )

8 editions published in 1849 in Latin and English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gray's elegy by Thomas Gray( Book )

4 editions published in 1846 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An apology for the colouring of the Greek Court in the Crystal Palace by Owen Jones( Book )

19 editions published between 1854 and 2016 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Description: Jones's apology for the coloring of the Greek Court in the Crystal Palace which, according to many critics, was not historically accurate. Historical and material evidence is put forward to counter this
Flowers and their kindred thoughts by M. A Bacon( Book )

5 editions published in 1848 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Art treasures of the United Kingdom ; from the Art Treasures Exhibition, Manchester by J. B Waring( Book )

9 editions published in 1858 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paradise and the Peri by Thomas Moore( Book )

5 editions published in 1860 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of Joseph and his brethren; Genesis chaprs xxxvii. xxxviii. xl( Book )

6 editions published in 1865 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The grammar of ornament : all 100 color plataes from the folio edition of the great Victorian sourcebook of historic design
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The grammar of ornament : all 100 color plataes from the folio edition of the great Victorian sourcebook of historic designThe grammar of Chinese ornament : selected from objects in the South Kensington Museum and other collections1001 illuminated initial letters : 27 full-color platesThe complete "Chinese ornament" : all 100 color platesThe AlhambraAn apology for the colouring of the Greek Court in the Crystal PalaceV & A pattern
Alternative Names
Jones, Owen 1809-1874

Jones, Owen Carter

Owen Carter Jones

Owen Jones

Owen Jones architecte et décorateur d'intérieur

Owen Jones architecte et décorateur d'intérieur britannique

Owen Jones Architekt und Designer

Owen Jones Brits architect (1809-1874)

Owen Jones pensaer a chynllunydd darluniau a phatrymau addurnol

Оуен Джонс

Оуэн Джонс

אוון ג'ונס

اوون جونز معمار بریتانیایی

أوين جونز مهندس معماري من المملكة المتحدة

존스, 오웬 1809-1874

オーウェン・ジョーンズ (建築家)

ジョーンズ, オーウェン

ジョーンズ, オーウェン 1809-1874

歐文·瓊斯 (建築師)

Languages
English (532)

French (38)

German (27)

Latin (5)

Japanese (2)

Chinese (1)

Welsh (1)

Polish (1)

Spanish (1)