1881 · Paris
The text is arranged according to artist / century / school. The second volume is composed entirely of full-page plates (180 of them!) of ornaments for vases, book illustrations, jewelry, and furniture designs. With an alphabetical index of known artists. An excellent copy, notoriously difficult to obtain in collectible condition, as here.
Ours has a notable provenance, as it is the B.H. Breslauer copy, with his penciled accession number circled, and bookplate of the Bibliotheca Bibliographica Breslaueriana.
Arntzen/ Rainwater P68: "Important reference tool for research with prints, architecture and the decorative arts. (Inventory #: 857)