London: Cassell. hardcover. 52pp and 52 chromo-lithographic plates (including the title and end leaf). Rubricated title, slim folio, loose in crimson cloth slipcase. London: Cassell, Petter & Galpin, n.d. ca., 1879. Near Fine. near fine.
This work was intended as a guide for designers of ornament, specifically for turning nature into ornamentation. It was an instrumental work in the development of Art Nouveau.