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Principles of Decorative Design

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Principles of Decorative Design
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Publisher: Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co.
ISBN/ASIN: 0856700622
Number of pages: 182

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My object in writing this work has been that of aiding in the art-education of those who seek a knowledge of ornament as applied to our industrial manufactures. I have not attempted the production of a pretty book, but have aimed at giving what knowledge I possess upon the subjects treated of, in a simple and intelligible manner. I have attempted simply to instruct.

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