Details of Gothic Ornament measured and drawn by James K Colling
London [George Bell] (1848) B T Batsford 1856
2 volume. Volume 1: Chromolitho title, viii + (1) 103 plates Volume 2: 27 + (1) + 102 plates. Decorated cloth, gilt rulings, decorations and lettering. Slightly rubbed at base and head of spine and corner else a good copy. Includes an essay on foliage as a motif in design for church decoration. Superb collection of plates recording the foliage and other ornamental details used in differing periods of gothic architecture. Produced, the author says, as inspiration to "the artist in his job of ornamenting a church".