Jeypore portfolio of architectural details, Vol.1 (2 parts),
Jacob, Samuel Swinton
xix+174p., full of col. illus., 34x22cm.
About the book:
Part 1: Copings and Plinths Part 2: Pillars -- caps and bases Contents -- A Fusion of East and West -- Samuel Swinton Jacob and The Indo-Saracenic Style by Peter Moss (New introduction) In conclusion, it may be stated that this magnificent work is by far the best collection of illustrations of ornamental art in connection with the architecture of India that has yet appeared; to those who have not seen India it will convey the most correct idea of the lavish expenditure of artistic design which is to be found on the buildings of that country. (R.I.B.A. Journal, 18th Dec. 1890, p. 96.) Volumes 2 - 6 are in preparation and will be published in sequence. Vol. 2 - Part 3 Carved Doors Part 4 Brackets Vol. 3 - Part 5 Arches Part 6 Balustrades Vol. 4 - Part 7 String and Band Patterns Part 8 Wall and Surface Decorations Vol. 5 - Part 9 Dados & Part 10 Parapets Vol. 6 - Part 11 Chatris and domed Roofs Part 12 Jharokas or Balcony Windows