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.
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- Selections from the Writings of John Ruskin.
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- Contemporary full tree calf, gilt border, decorative edges and dentils. 5 raised bands, gilt decoration in each compartment, exc
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- The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...
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