PROFESSOR MEYER'S TEXTBOOKS.
A HANDBOOK OF ORNAMENT. With 300 Plates, containing about 3,000 Illustrations of the Elements and Application of Decoration to Objects. By F. S. Meyer. Third Edition, revised by Hugh Stannus, F.R.I.B.A. Thick 8vo, cloth gilt, price 12s. 6d.
"A Library, a Museum, an Encyclopaedia and an Art School in one. To rival it as a book of reference, one must fill a bookcase. The quality of the drawings is unusually high, the choice of examples is singularly good. . . . The work is practically an epitome of a hundred Works on Design." - Studio.
"Asa treasury of ornament drawn to scale in all styles, and derived from genuine concrete objects, we have nothing in England which will not appear as poverty-stricken as compared with Professor Meyer's book." - Architect.
A HANDBOOK OF ART SMITHING. For the use of Practical Smiths, Designers, and in Art and Technical Schools. By F. S. Meyer, Author of "A Handbook of Ornament." With an Introduction by J. Starkie Gardner. Containing 214 Illustrations. Demy 8vo, cloth, price 6s.
" A most excellent manual, crowded with examples of ancient work. The Introduction is by Mr. Starkie Gardner, and students know what that name implies." - The Studio.
AN ALPHABET OF ROMAN CAPITALS, together with three sets of lower-case letters selected and enlarged from the finest examples and periods. Prepared for the use of Schools. By G. Woolliscroft Rhead, R.E., Hon. A.R.C.A., Lond. Each letter 7 in. square, with descriptive text, printed on strong drawing paper. In stout envelope, price 2s. 6d. net.
LETTERING AND WRITING. A series of Alphabets and their Decorative Treatment, with examples and notes illustrative of Construction, Arrangement, Spacing and Adapta tion of Letters to Materials. By Percy J. Smith, Instructor in Writing and Illuminating at the L.C.C. Camberwell School of Arts and Putney School of Art. Containing 16 Plates in line, reproduced to a large scale from sheets entirely drawn and written by the Author. Printed on stout boards for purposes of teaching, study, etc. Large quarto (13 1/2 ins. by 8 1/2 ins.), in stout cardboard case, price 3s. 6d. net.
SOME TERMS COMMONLY USED IN ORNAMENTAL DESIGN, their Explanation Defined and Explained. By T. Erat Harrison and W. G. Paulson Townsend, Examiners to the Board of Education. With numerous illustrations, including many beautiful examples of design. Large 8vo, cloth, price 3s. 6d. net.
DECORATIVE BRUSHWORK AND ELEMENTARY DESIGN. A Manual for the Use of Teachers and Students in Elementary, Secondary and Technical Schools. By Henry Cadness, Second Master of the Municipal School of Art, Manchester. With upwards of 450 Examples of Design on Plates. Second Edition, revised and enlarged. Crown 8vo, cloth, price 3s. 6d. net.
" One of the most instructive books we have ever seen on this subject. Design is here treated in a masterly way, the author going to the best available sources for his illustrations, all of which are admirable." - The Schoolmaster.
A MANUAL OF HISTORIC ORNAMENT, being an Account of the Development of Architecture and the Historic Arts, for the use of Students and Craftsmen. By Richard Glazier, A.R.I.B.A., Headmaster of the Manchester School of Art. Containing 500 Illustrations. Second edition, enlarged. Demy 8vo, cloth, price 6s. net.
"Not since the publication of Owen Jones' celebrated ' Grammar of Ornament' have we seen any book, brought out on popular lines, that could compare with Mr. Glazier's ' Manual.' In many ways it is the better book of the two. ... It simply abounds with beautiful, delicately-drawn illustrations, and forms a perfect treasury of designs." - The Bookseller.