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Unto This Last

By Ruskin, John




Unto This Last is an essay on economy by John Ruskin, critical of the 18th and 19th century capitalist economists. When first published as four magazine articles in 1860 they were, in the words of Ruskin himself, "very violently criticized" and the publisher was force to halt publication. But Ruskin persevered and released the four articles in this book form in 1862. Gandhi read Unto This Last in 1904 and it had a huge impact on his social and economic philosophy, with Gandhi making an immediate decision to live according to Ruskin's teachings.


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Unto this last: And other essays (Everyman's library. Essays and belles lettres ; [no. 216])

Ruskin, John

E.P. Dutton. Used - Good. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. 100% Money Back Guarantee. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!

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Unto This Last: Four Essays on the First Principles of Political Economy

Ruskin, John

London: Smith, Elder, and Co., 1862 First edition. Green cloth stamped in blind with gilt lettered spine. . Small octavo. Cloth slightly worn with some minor staining. Gentle lean to spine. Binding extremities rubbed with some light fraying and minor chipping to crown and tail of spine. Small tear to front end pastedown. One gathering lightly sprung. Light foxing. Late twentieth century ink inscription on half-title page. First few pages have some pencil and one ink marginal notation Unto This Last was originally published as four articles in the monthly journal Cornhill Magazine. According to Ruskin, these articles were "violently criticized," forcing the publisher to cease publication after four months. To counter this attack, Ruskin published his work in book format in May of 1862. His work looks at social and economic implications and is very critical of the capitalist economists of the 18th and 19th centuries. In this sense, Ruskin is a precursory advocate of social economy. Because the essay also attacks the destructive effects of industrialism upon the natural world, some historians have seen it as anticipating the Green Movement.

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Unto This Last: Four Essays on the First Principles of Political Economy.

Ruskin, John

London: Smith, Elder and Co. 1862. 12mo. xviii, 174 pp. Publisher's green cloth with gilt-stamped borders to front & rear boards and gilt-lettered spine. All edges gilt. Brown endpapers. Early ink name to ffep. Slight foxing, mostly to prelims. Ruskin's essays on social economics were 'very violently criticised' when first published in Cornhill in 1860. But he countered by republishing all four essays in 1862. They talk about a living wage and criticise capitalist economics. It's a a book which impacted on Gandhi, who changed his life according to Ruskin's teaching after first reading it in 1904. He also set up Phoenix Settlement as a result. Fine copy. . Fine. Publisher's Cloth. First Edition. 1862.

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Unto This Last (Limited Edition)

RUSKIN, John

London: George Allen, 1902. First edition thus. Printed at the Ballantyne Press in Edinburgh, Scotland. One of only 400 copies printed on handmade paper. A very good copy in vellum binding that is lightly soiled and has a few spots to the front panel, original ties are present and in good shape. Internally a clean copy with some slight scattered foxing. A beautifully printed book.

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UNTO THIS LAST

JOHN RUSKIN

G ALLEN, 1862. Hardcover. Used; Good. Printed date 1896, Ex Library. hardback (no Dust Jacket) . wear to edges, some hinges cracked internally, other hinges weak, marbled endpapers, wear to head & tail of spine, gilt titled spine, full leather, decorative gilt stamp to front, page edges gilt, index, otherwise a good clean copy. Sent from the UK within 24 hours. EXPEDITED UK DELIVERY AVAILABLE. Bookbarn International Inventory #1705113

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Unto This Last: Four Essays on the First Principles of Political Economy.

RUSKIN, JOHN:

Smith, Elder and Co 1862 First edition in book form Dark red roan )probably publisher's binding. Gilt lined boards, gilt lettered spine some scuffing. Aeg 174. Brown end papers. pp. 174. With the signed woodcut bookplate Monte Rosa Aberdeen, of the Aberdeen builder John Morgan.,Master Mason. Born in Craigton, Aberdeenshire, Morgan became an apprentice builder in 1862. In his long and varied career he was responsible for a number of notable buildings, including the frontage to Marischal College, Canada House, the Guild Street Railway Building, the Central Library and the Northern Insurance Building (known locally as the monkey house). He was also a councillor from 1885-1892, during which time he was involved in planning Rosemount Viaduct. In 1887 he built Rubislaw House for himself, which he co-designed with the architect John Pirie. Also later bookplate of M.K Tompkinson to free end paper.Morgan was a noted follower of Ruskin's works so a nice association copy

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RUSKIN, John.

London: Smith, Elder and Co.,, 1862. Four Essays on the First Principles of Political Economy. Octavo. Original green cloth, gilt lettered spine, blind panelled sides, drab brown endpapers. Spine a little cockled; neat marginal tear repaired to one leaf; a very good copy. First edition. "Ruskin's first two attempts to convey his moral principles in political economic terms initially were failures, much derided in the establishment press, but they laid the foundations for the creation of a much wider constituency for Ruskin's ideas that was to keep his values in circulation even when he himself had fallen silent. The first of these was the articles published in the Cornhill in 1860, an outlet deliberately chosen because of its middle-class appeal. To the editor Thackeray's embarrassment, Ruskin's attack on the utilitarian homo economicus caused an outcry that led to the series being abbreviated, although Ruskin was allowed more space for his fourth and final contribution. The articles were reprinted, without significant alteration, as Unto this Last in 1862, and at first sold very badly" (ODNB).

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Unto This Last: Four Essays on the First Principles of Political Economy.

RUSKIN, JOHN:

Smith Elder and Co 1862 First edition Small 8vo hardback. Original green publisher's cloth. Gilt lettered decorated spine. Brown end papers. Half title. Title page Preface and contents [19] pp.1-174. Slight board bumping and slight discolouration to back board One gathering slightly raised and v slight split to bottom inner hinge Tight v clean copy (g1y4)

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Unto This Last

RUSKIN,JOHN

george allen orpington 1877. second edition 174pp VG (full black leather w.gilt borders and lettering to spine,mod.rubbed and soiled,mod.wear and sl.chipping to extrems.,minor loss to head of spine,owner's inscr.to ffep,prelims.sl.foxed,aeg)

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Ruskin, John

FQ Classics. PAPERBACK. 1599868059 New Condition. . New.

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Ruskin, John

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UNTO THIS LAST: FOUR ESSAYS ON THE FIRST PRINCIPLES OF POLITICAL ECONOMY By JOHN RUSKIN 1883

JOHN RUSKIN

NY: JOHN WILEY & SONS, 1883. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. TITLE: UNTO THIS LAST: FOUR ESSAYS ON THE FIRST PRINCIPLES OF POLITICAL ECONOMY By JOHN RUSKIN 1883 AUTHOR: JOHN RUSKIN PUBLISHER - (LOCATION) / COPYRIGHT: JOHN WILEY & SONS, NY 1883 EDITION: First Edition assumed ISBN: NONE CATEGORY: Political, Government, Business, Rare BINDING/COVER: Hardback without dust jacket COLOR: Brown SIZE: 5 ½ x 8 ½ (approximately) PAGES: 138 pages. CONDITION: The outside of the book is in good condition; there is scuffing along the edges; the back board has minor spots and scuffs; the spine has minor fraying along the top and bottom edges. Book is without marks or writings, pages are clean and book is tight and sturdy. All the pages are present in book. Good+/None dust jacket condition as issued. BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: RARE. COMPETITIVE PRICING! Once paid, book(s) will ship immediately to customer (it's on the way), you are welcome to email about shipment date! REFUNDS: All ViewFair books, prints, and manuscript items are 100% refundable up to 14 business days after item is received. InvCodePrc E H V VIEWFAIR BOOKS: 009027 .

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Unto this last; four essays on the first principles of political economy 1903 [Leather Bound]

John Ruskin

2015. Leather Bound. New. Leather Binding on Spine and Corners with Golden Leaf Printing on round Spine (extra customization on request like complete leather, Golden Screen printing in Front, Color Leather, Colored book etc.) Reprinted in 2015 with the help of original edition published long back [1903]. This book is printed in black & white, sewing binding for longer life, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed without changing its contents. As these are old books, we processed each page manually and make them readable but in some cases some pages which are blur or missing or black spots. We expect that you will understand our compulsion in these books. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure so we brought it back to the shelves. Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions. Lang: - English, Pages 225. EXTRA 10 DAYS APART FROM THE NORMAL SHIPPING PERIOD WILL BE REQUIRED FOR LEATHER BOUND BOOKS. COMPLETE LEATHER WILL COST YOU EXTRA US$ 70 APART FROM THE LEATHER BOUND BOOKS.

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Unto this Last: Political Economy.

John Ruskin

BiblioLife. Hardcover. New. NEW BOOK

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Unto This Last

1819-1900, Ruskin John

Andesite Press. Hardcover. 1298566126 Special order direct from the distributor . New.

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UNTO THIS LAST: FOUR ESSAYS ON THE FIRST PRINCIPLES OF POLITICAL ECONOMY

Ruskin, John

London: George Allen. Good with no dust jacket; Owner's Name Inside. 1899. Hardback. 199 pages .

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'Unto This Last' ; Four essays on the first principles of Political Economy

Ruskin, John

London: George Routledge And Sons, Limited. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1907. Leather Bound. Some edge wear and scuffing of covers. Light bumping of corners. ; Black leather covers, top edge gilt, gilt titles and design on spine, A tight solid book. ; 128 pages; Included are the essays: - The Roots of Honour, The Veins of Wealth, Qui Judicatis Terram and Ad Valorem. These pieces were previously published in The Cornhill Magazine. xiv pages of preface, 122 pp. of text followed by 3 pp. of index. .

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Unto This Last; Four Essays on the First Principles of Political Economy

Ruskin John 1819-1900

Palala Press. Hardcover. New. NEW BOOK

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Unto This Last: Four Essays on the First Principles of Political Economy

John Ruskin

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Unto this Last: Four Essays on the First Principles of Political Economy

John Ruskin

London: George Allen & Unwin, 1896 In black cloth boards, nice tight, straight copy, but corners bumped and frayed. Spine tight, ends bumped and frayed, lettering in gilt. Endpapers tanned and lightly foxed, name and date (1897) in ink on front free endpaper. Cut edges deckled, age-toned. Text block slightly tanned. Very good for age. Rare.

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Unto This Last: Four Essays on the First Principles of Political Economy

John Ruskin

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Unto This Last:

Ruskin, John

Jan 01, 1862. Hardcover. Very Good.

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Unto This Last - Scholars Choice Edition

Ruskin John 1819-1900

Scholar's Choice. Paperback. New. Paperback. 194 pages. Dimensions: 9.7in. x 7.4in. x 0.4in.This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN.

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UNTO THIS LAST.

RUSKIN, John.:

London & Glasgow, Collins Clear-Type Press, circa 1910.. Circa 1910, small format 100 x 72 mm, 4 x 2 7/8 inches, photographic portrait of the author as frontispiece, standard coloured illustration to title page of queen with lilies and an open book, pages:(174), no pagination although Contents pages gives page numbers for 4 chapters. Bound in orginal publisher's white card with red title and repeat of coloured title vignette, blue lettered spine, all edges gilt, double page coloured snow scene to endpapers, different front and rear. No inscriptions, prelims and last couple of pages slightly foxed, otherwise a near Fine bright clean copy still in the original plain glassine dustwrapper, slightly browned and with a touch of wear to head of spine. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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Unto This Last: Four Essays on the First Principles of Politcal Economy

Ruskin, John

George Allen. Used - Acceptable. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. 100% Money Back Guarantee. Your purchase also supports literacy charities.

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UNTO THIS LAST: MUNERA PULVERIS

Ruskin, John

GB: George Allen (The World's Classics), 1907. Green cloth lettered and decorated in gold on spine; "GEORGE ALLEN" at base of spine. Catalogue at rear dated October 1921. White DW printed in blue with portrait on front cover, "HUMPHREY MILFORD" at base of spine and rear cover "A Popular Selection". Book is in very good minus condition with minor but noticeable signs of wear and/or age. DW has loss mainly to spine (loss of some lettering but number intact). . 1st Thus. Hardback. VG-/Good DW. Fcp.

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Unto this Last: Political Economy.

John Ruskin

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Unto this last : munera Pulveris

Ruskin, John

Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1923. Economics. Ruskin House ed., hbk, 337 pp w I, , ink pos on front pastedown ep, cover slightly edgeworn, spine slightly sunned, contents: The roots of honour -- The veins of wealth -- Qui judicatis terram -- Ad valorem, (Series: World¿s classics. The works of Ruskin), good copy. All of our books are in the shop, and are 'real' books. We try to post the same day as the order. Descriptions are conservative. Postage rates may be lower than ABE estimate, please use Ask Bookseller a Question to confirm availability and postage cost, use [Ask Bookseller a Question] option below to confirm availability and get accurate postage quote for this item (the amount quoted is for an 'average' hard-cover book of up to 1kg in weight).

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1819-1900, Ruskin John

Nabu Press, 2010-10-23. Paperback. Used:Good. Ships Fast. Expedite Shipping Available.

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Unto This Last: Four Essays on the First Principles of Political Economy by John Ruskin; with an Introduction by Richard T. Ely

Ruskin, John

New York: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co, 1901. Hardcover. Good +. xxxix, [1], 194 p., tissue-guarded frontispiece; 16 cm. Dark blue faux leather with gilt-stamped cover title and floral illustration. All page edges red. Green floral endpapers. The frontispiece is a view of Brantwood, Ruskin's house. Contents: The Roots of Honor -- The Veins of Wealth -- Qui Judicatis Terram -- Ad Valorem. Richard T. Ely (1854-1943), a leader of the American Progressive movement, sought to address the injustices of capitalism; he helped to found the American Economic Association and the Christian Social Union. A scarce edition of Ruskin's essays on workers' rights, first published in 1860. In Good+ Condition: cover is rubbed; faux leather binding is separating along the upper edge and fore-edge of front cover, with minor loss; minor loss at lower corner of back cover; clean and tight.

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Unto this Last": Four Essays on the First Principles of Political Economy

John Ruskin

University of Nebraska Press, 1984-02-01. Paperback. Good.

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"Unto This Last"

John Ruskin

Sunnyside, Orpington, Kent: George Allen, 1887. Brown buckram covers with spine and corners in black leather with leather edges on front and back covers decorated in gilt. Spine similarly decorated and includes author, title and date. Endpapers marbled. Second front free endpaper removed. Attractive little book.. Fifth Edition. Three-Quarter Leather. Very Good/No Jacket. 4.5" x 7". hardback.

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Unto This Last

John Ruskin

FQ Classics, 2007-09-24. Paperback. Good.

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Unto This Last

John Ruskin

Digireads.com, 2005-01-01. Paperback. Good.

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Unto This Last

Ruskin, John

Allen & Co., 1111. 199pp. book in near VGC.Brown cloth binding with gilt lettering on spine. Front hinge has a small tear two thirds way down. Light foxing to front and back endpapers , pastdowns and pre-lims.. Top edge gilt. closed edges lightly foxed.. Hard Cover. Near Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

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Unto This Last: Four Essays on the First Principles of Political Economy

John Ruskin

London: A. C. Fifield Popular edition. Unabridged. The covers are shelf worn, half of the front cover is speckled with soiling, the first 60 pages are lightly spotted with foxing, and page 59 is creased, otherwise the covers are without tears, the pages are unmarked, without tears, and the booklet is tightly bound and in fair condition. (Fair/No Jacket.) 95pp.. Booklet. Fair.

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Unto This Last: Four Essays on the First Principles of Political Economy

John Ruskin

George Allen & Sons. Used - Good. Good condition. Writing inside.

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Unto This Last

Ruskin, John

London: George Allen, 1906 Red cloth withgilt titles to spine & front and gilt monogram to front. Spine a little faded. Splash mark to front. Pages yellowing, with foxing at the edges. Previous owner's name to ffep. "Four essays on the first principles of political economy". 174pp. Reprint. Cloth. Nr Very Good/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

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Unto This Last: Four Essays on the First Principles of Political Economy

Ruskin, John

London: A.C. Fifield, 1907 95 pages. Book in a very well-worn and rather fragile condition. Cover is very worn, stained and creased - and torn at spine area. Front cover and first page has come detached from rest of book. Back cover is partly detached. Spine is torn and pulling away from binding of book. Previous owner's name and notes written in pencil on first page. Pages very worn, yellowed and have some foxing. Page 21/22 very creased. Previous owner has written notes in pencil on some pages. Condition consistent with age of book. An essay on economy by Ruskin, first published in December 1860 in the monthly journal Cornhill Magazine in four articles.. Mass Market Paperback. Poor/No Jacket.

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'Unto This Last';

Ruskin, John ( Edited by P. M. Yarker)

London, Collins, 1970; 0 00 370063 1. Softcovers. Very good condition. Collins Annotated Student Texts series. 192pp. Lightly stained covers but internal pages bright & clean. .

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Unto this last; four essays on the first principles of political economy 1903 [Hardcover]

John Ruskin

2015. Hardcover. New. {Size: 15 x 23 cms} Lang: - English, Pages 225. Reprinted in 2015 with the help of original edition published long back [1903]. This book is Printed in black & white, Hardcover, sewing binding for longer life with Matt laminated multi-Colour Dust Cover, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed without changing its contents. As these are old books, we processed each page manually and make them readable but in some cases some pages which are blur or missing or black spots. If it is multi volume set, then it is only single volume. We expect that you will understand our compulsion in these books. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure so we brought it back to the shelves. (Any type of Customisation is possible). Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions.

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Unto This Last

Ruskin, John

Pallas Athene. Paperback. 1843680602 New Condition. Ships Immediately. . New. 2011-05-01.

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Unto this Last: Four Essays on the First Principles of Political Economy

Ruskin, John

George Allen & Unwin, Ltd. Used - Good. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. 100% Money Back Guarantee. Your purchase also supports literacy charities.

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Ruskin, John

Cosimo Classics. PAPERBACK. 1602060355 Special order direct from the distributor . New.

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Unto this last; four essays on the first principles of political economy 1903

John Ruskin

2015. Paperback. New. {Size: 14 x 22 cms} Lang: - English, Pages 225. Reprinted in 2015 with the help of original edition published long back [1903]. This book is Printed in black & white, sewing binding for longer life with Matt laminated multi-Colour Soft Cover {HARDCOVER EDITION IS ALSO AVAILABLE}, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed without changing its contents. As these are old books, we processed each page manually and make them readable but in some cases some pages which are blur or missing or black spots. If it is multi volume set, then it is only single volume. We expect that you will understand our compulsion in these books. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure so we brought it back to the shelves. (Any type of Customisation is possible). Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions.

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Unto This Last

Ruskin, John

London: Dent, 1926. Hardcover with orange boards. Essays on art and political economy. Owner's name on the front free endpaper. A little wear to the ends of the spine.. Hard Cover. Good+/No Jacket.

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