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Selections from the Writings of John Ruskin. by John Ruskin - 1st Edition - 1863 - from Roz Hulse and Biblio.co.uk

Selections from the Writings of John Ruskin.

by John Ruskin

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Ruskin, John. Selections from the Writings of John Ruskin. Smith Elder. 1863. 8vo. Contemporary full tree calf, gilt border, decorative edges and dentils. 5 raised bands, gilt decoration in each compartment, except calf gilt title piece in 2. All edges gilt. Marble end papers. Bound by H. Wood. Tissue guarded portrait frontis, with some foxing, title, publishers ads, contents [v] - vii, pp 440. The book includes Ruskin's writings relating to Scenes of Travel, Characteristics of Nature, Paintings and Painters, Architecture and Sculpture, Ethical matters. A fine book in all aspects.


  • Bookseller: Roz Hulse GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 91723
  • Title: Selections from the Writings of John Ruskin.
  • Author: John Ruskin
  • Format/binding: Contemporary full tree calf, gilt border, decorative edges and dentils. 5 raised bands, gilt decoration in each compartment, exc
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Smith Elder.
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1863
  • Bookseller catalogs: Fine_Bindings;
  • Size: 8


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