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The Seven Lamps of Architecture. Lectures on Architecture and Painting, The Study of Architecture, Sesame and Lilies - Unto This Last, The Queen of the Air, The Storm-Cloud of the Nineteenth Century by  John Ruskin - Hardcover - 1900 - from Resource Books, LLC and Biblio.com

The Seven Lamps of Architecture. Lectures on Architecture and Painting, The Study of Architecture, Sesame and Lilies - Unto This Last, The Queen of the Air, The Storm-Cloud of the Nineteenth Century

by Ruskin, John

Condition: Good


New York: The Publishers Plate Renting Co., 1900. Undated, ca. 1900. Attractively bound book from the Library Edition, illustrated with black and white plates. Three quarter smooth tan leather over marbled boards, dual spine labels in red and tan, gilt spine lettering and decoration, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers, 8 inches tall. Some external rubbing, mainly to the extremities, minor uneven coloration and spotting to the leather (typical for age and use), sound binding, clean pages, no names or other markings.. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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