Author:Owen Jones

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Owen Jones

English architect, designer, ornament theorist

Owen Jones


  • together with Jules Goury: Plans, elevations, sections, and details of the Alhambra, from drawings taken on the spot in 1834 by Jules Goury, and in 1834 and 1837 by Owen Jones, London, Day & Son (1842). (external scans (multiple parts): 1, 2)
  • Designs for Mosaic and Tesselated Pavements, London (1842), (external scan)
  • Polychromatic Ornament of Italy, London (1845)
  • An Attempt to Define the Principles which regulate the Employment of Color in Decorative Arts, London (1852) (external scan)
  • Handbook to the Alhambra Court (1854)
  • An Apology for the Colouring of the Greek Court in the Crystal Palace, London (1854) (external scan)
  • Grammar of Ornament. Illustrated by Examples from Various Styles of Ornament. One Hundred Folio Plates, London, Day & Son (1856). (external scan)
    • New edition: .... One Hundred and Twelve Plates. 4°, London, Day & Son [1865], (external scan) = (external scan)
    • New edition: 4°, London, Bernard Quaritch (1868). (external scan)
    • German edition: Grammatik der Ornamente, illustrirt mit Mustern von den verschiedenen Stylarten der Ornamente in hundert und zwölf Tafeln, 4°, London, Day & Son, and Leipzig [1865?]. (external scans (multiple parts): 1, 2).
    • French edition: Grammaire de l'ornement par Owen Jones. Illustrée d'exemples pris de divers styles d'ornement. Cent douze planches, 4°, London, Day & Son, and Paris [1865?], (external scan)
  • One Thousand and One Initial Letters, London (1864) (external scan)
  • 702 Monograms, London (1864)
  • Examples of Chinese ornament selected from objects in the South Kensington Museum and other collections London, S. & T. Gilbert (1867) (external scan).

Some or all works by this author were published before January 1, 1929, and are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.

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