Pattern and design : designs for the decorative arts 1480-1980 : with an index to designers’ drawings in the Victoria & Albert Museum (catalogue of an exhibition held at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 23 March-3 July 1983)
London, Victoria & Albert Museum, 1983
(24 cm), xi (1), 196 pp., illustrations (some in colour). Publisher’s pictorial wrappers. - Exhibition highlighting the role of pattern books, single prints, and drawings in the creation and transmission across centuries of ornamental designs. Full catalogue entries with commentaries and illustrations of all exhibited works. Contains an extremely useful “Index to Designer’s Drawings in the Victoria and Albert Museum”, arranged alphabetically by name, and by date (pp.145-196). ¶ Light shelf wear; otherwise a very good copy.