The Book of Ornamental Alphabets Ancient and Modern, from the eight to to the Nineteenth Century: with Numerals. Including Gothic; Church Text, Large and Small; German Arabesque; Initials for Illumination. Monograms and Crosses &c, by F.G. Delamotte. Second edition, small oblong 4to, 148 X 242mm, Title + iv, 51 colour alphabets, etc, E. And F.N. Spon, Bucklersbury, 1859.
51 plates printed in colours (a few short tears); original blind-stamped decorative cloth, titled in gilt on the upper cover. Slight rubbing to extremities, inner hinges weak. A good copy.