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The Universal Decorator: A complete guide to ornamental design...

William Gibbs (British, 19th century)
Houlston and Wright (London)
Sumfield and Jones (London)
Illustrations: lithography, color lithography
11 x 8 7/8 x 2 15/16 in. (28 x 22.5 x 7.5 cm)
Books, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Gift of Lincoln Kirstein, 1970
Accession Number:
Not on view
Inscription: On blank page in front of book in pen and ink: Mr. Henry Eley (?) / April 25, 1864 / With the respectful compliments of the printer / Charles Jones
Donor: Lincoln Kirstein (American, 1907–1996)
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