AN ECLECTIC LIBRARY

Art History

Collection of Beautiful Miniatures Reproduced in Facsimile from Original Paintings chiefly of the 14th and 15th centuries, the period when the great masters of miniature painting flourished, and whose works are now preserved in the celebrated ecclesiastical and public libraries of Germany and Austria, where they are seen and admired by multitudes. By Lewis Lott. London: John Davis, [1857]. —Fine colored engravings of late-medieval miniatures. Unfortunately the sources are not named.

The Hand Book of Medieval Alphabets and Devices, by Henry Shaw. London: Henry George Bohn, 1856.

The Grammar of Ornament. Illustrated by examples from various styles of ornament. By Owen Jones. London: Day and Son [dated by librarian to 1856]. —Beautifully scanned in color.