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Gribelin, Simon, 1661 or 2–1733
A book of ornam[ents] invented & engrav[ed by] S. Gribelin. A new book of ornaments: useful to all artists. Dedicated to the honourable Colonel Parsons. These XVI plates are now made up into one book of XII leaves; Sim: Gribelin invt. sculp. et excudit. MDCCIV.
London, Printed for John Bowles and Son [between 1753 and 1763]
Physical Description:
16 plates on 12 leaves. 36 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NE2700 G7 1753+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Part of title obscured by engraved drapery.
In the 1st ed. of 1704, the title continued (after the phrase XII leaves): and the 8 small omes are thus printed, to make the whole more regular ...
Published between 1753 and 1763, when John Bowles and his son Carington were in partnership.
Title page included in number of plates.
Engraved throughout.
Subject Terms:
Decoration and ornament, Rococo.
Decoration and ornament.
Gribelin, Simon, 1661 or 2-1733. New book of ornaments.

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