The Book of Ornamental Alphabets, Ancient and Mediaeval
...from the Eighth Century, with numerals. Including Gothic, Church Text, Large and Small, German Arabesque, Initials for Illumination, Monograms, Crosses, &c. For the use of Architectural and Engineering Draughtsmen, Masons, Decorative Painters, Lithographers, Engravers, Carvers, Schools, etc., etc.
Oblong 8vo. (3), 53 plates numbered 1-49, 51-54 (complete). A selection of Ancient and Mediaeval alphabets, published in response to the overwhelming success of his Ancient and Modern Alphabets in 1858. Very Good with some expected age toning and light rubbing to cloth. Scarce early edition in nice condition.