Author: Speltz, Alexander
3765 copyright-free illustrations for artists and craftsmen.
(647 Pages) This soft cover book contains 3765 different illustrations on 400 full page plates. Ornaments in the book are from the vanished civilizations of ancient Egypt, Babylonia, Persia, Phoenicia, Judah, India, Greece, Rome, and many more places. Periods covered include Prehistoric and primitive, the Middle Ages, and more. Design elements and objects covered include Buddhas, dragons, necklaces, rings and other jewelry, vases, buildings of brick, wood, and stone, tapestries and cloths, statues, suits of armor, helmets, cupids, keyholes, coats of arms, and many others.