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Ornament and Design of the Alhambra (Dover Pictorial Archives) [Paperback]

Owen Jones
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  • Paperback: 80 pages
  • Publisher: Dover Publications Inc. (27 Jun 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0486465241
  • ISBN-13: 978-0486465241
  • Product Dimensions: 0.5 x 20.8 x 27.4 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 2.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 728,979 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Spain's Alhambra Castle continues to amaze with its stunning repertoire of Moorish-style embellishments. This unequalled collection by the great Victorian artist and architect Owen Jones displays 180 full-colour plates that expertly reproduce original designs from the palace's windows, ceilings, wall panels, door arches, porticos, and more. This special printing includes gold as a fifth colour to closely simulate the original designs.

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2.0 out of 5 stars Disappointing 18 Mar 2014
By Dawn
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
Not enamored with the quality of the illustrations but I did buy the book unseen. This book was generally disappointing.
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1.0 out of 5 stars crude 29 Oct 2008
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Having recently seen the amazing Alhambra, I was looking forward to a book that did it justice. This book is a crude insult.
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2.0 out of 5 stars Questionable printing 17 Nov 2008
By John Martens - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback
I generally love Dover books, but the reproduction in this one suffered from the gold ink, making the normally clear illustrations fuzzy. Maybe my copy was bad?
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1.0 out of 5 stars Truly inferior 12 Jan 2010
By Irene Fuerst - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback
Part of Dover's Pictorial Archive series, Ornament and Design of the Alhambra is a selection of about 75 color plates originally published in 1906. Finished in the 14th century, this Moorish place in southern Spain is one of the world's architectural treasures.

This publication does not come up to the standards of Dover's other editions of the works of Owen Jones. I think a color--probably black--is missing. Not only do the plates look strange, but I could see the difference when I compared them to Dover's edition of Jones' The Grammar of Ornament. I emailed Dover about this issue but I never got a reply. I don't know if this is a printing problem endemic to all copies or what.
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