Catherwood, Frederick. Views of ancient monuments in Central America Chiapas and Yucatan. [London]: F. Catherwood. 9, Argyll Place. London, 1844. Chromolithographs by Owen Jones.

Goury, Jules. Plans, elevations, sections, and details of the Alhambra, from drawings taken on the spot in 1834 by Jules Goury, and in 1834 and 1837 by Owen Jones. With a complete translation of the Arabic inscriptions, and an historical notice of the kings of Granada from the conquest of that city by the Arabs to the expulsion of the Moors, by Pasqual de Gayangos. 2 vols. London. O. Jones, 1842-45.

Jones, Owen. The Grammar of Ornament Illustrated by examples from various styles of ornament. London, Day and son, limited [1865]

"One of the first books to be lavishly illustrated with 100 coloured plates by the chromolithograph process, it showed some 1,000 examples of ornamental art. It virtually introduced western artists to Islamic decorative themes, thus providing an alternative to naturalistic decoration by demonstrating the beauty of flat, abstract and geometric surface ornament. Jones's remarkable eye tor decoration included the ability to analyze the primitive art of the Pacific with a welcome absence of the prejudiced condescension so common in the Victorian age." — Lionel Lambourne, p. 15

Jones, Owen. The Psalms of David: the great illuminated psalter dedicated to Queen Victoria. New York : Gallery Books, 1989.

The Preacher. [London] Longman & Co., 1849. [Illuminations by Owen Jones.]


Lambourne, Lionel. The Aesthetic Movement. London: Phaidon, 1996.

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