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London: Smith, Elder, and Co., 65 Cornhill., 1854. First edition. 19.5 cm x 13 cm (crown octavo), expertly re-cased original publisher's brown cloth with spine panel laid down and most original design elements faithfully preserved, page edges lightly trimmed (as issued), pp. viii, 239 + fourteen plates containing twenty figures, engraved upon wood from drawings by the author. … Read more
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Venice Desired.

by TANNER, Tony.

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Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1992. First edition. Octavo, black boards, pp. xvi, 384. With chapters on Lord Byron; John Ruskin; Henry James; Hugo von Hoffmansthal; Marcel Proust and Ezra Pound. Near fine in dust jacket..
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Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, (1998). First edition Octavo, dark blue cloth, pp. (xi), 193, (20 ads; llustrated. Fine in dust jacket..
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Urbana: University of Illinois Press, (1996). First edition, paper issue. Card covers. Fine..
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Autograph Letter, signed.

by SIZERANNE, Robert de la.

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Versailles, 9 Juillet, (N.y). Approximately 17 cm x 13 cm, written in French on the first, second and third pages of a double lettersheet. Robert de la Sizeranne (1866-1932), writer on art and the author of an insightful book on John Ruskin: Ruskin et la Religion de la Beauté, Paris, 1897. Mailing folds, else very good..
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The Bondwomen. A Saga of Langdale.

by COLLINGWOOD, W.G.

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London: William Heinemann Ltd., (1932). New edition. 8vo., green cloth, pp. [iv], 216. Originally published as "The Bondwoman" in 1896. Pencil inscription on endpaper, else very good. No dust jacket..
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Athens: Ohio University Press, (2001). First edition. Octavo, grey cloth, pp. xii, 169; illustrated. Near fine in dust jacket..
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The Life of John Ruskin.

by COOK, E.T.

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New York: Macmillan, 1911. First American edition, in two volumes. 22.5 cm x 15 cm, half bound in brown morocco. Bookplates on endpapers, and a labels presenting the book to Harvard University Library. De-accessioning stamp on verso of endpapers, several internal library markings, leather a bit worn at spinal extremities and joints, corners bumped with some loss, else a handsome,… Read more
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London: George Allen, 1902. "Thirty-Ninth Thousand". Octavo, full dark blue calf prize binding, with Canadian school emblem in gilt on upper board, raised bands, gilt compartments, leather spine label, all edges marbled; pp. 276. Gift inscription on first blank, slight wear to bottom edge of covers, else fine..
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Princeton: Princeton University Press, (1981). First edition. Fine in a very good dust jacket..
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The Life and Work of John Ruskin.

by COLLINGWOOD, W.G.

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Cambridge: Printed at the Riverside Press, 1893. Large paper edition, #79 of 200 copies. 8vo., cloth blacked boards, pp. [xv], 260, xxi; & [viii], [261]- 565, xxxi; illustrated. With index. Faint occasional foxing throughout, top edge dusty, darkening and rubbing to spines, covers lightly soiled and marked. A very good set..
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New York: George Wiley & Sons, 1886, & 1887. A Third Volume was published, ca. 1888-9, but is not offered here. Large 8vos., original light brown cloth patterned with leaf design, bevelled edges, top edge gilt, all edges cut. Previous owners name/place/ and date of 1888 on endpaper of volume one. Cloth is chipped at the spine ends of both… Read more
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John Ruskin. The Portrait of a Prophet.

by QUENNELL, Peter.

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London: Collins, 1949. First edition. Octavo, dark blue cloth, pp. 320; illustrated. Small rubber-stamp and numerals on endpaper, moderate foxing to endpapers and fore-edge, else a very good copy, lacking the dust jacket..
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Modern Painters.

by RUSKIN, John.

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London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1856-1860. Volume 1 is the sixth edition, volume 2 is the fourth edition, volumes 3- 5 are first editions. Red half morocco bindings, Imperial 8vos. With the estate bookplate of Sir James Dunn, inserted after his death. From the library of Lady Beaverbrook, at Daybreak. All volumes lack half-titles, foxing to plates and endpapers. Bindings… Read more
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Ithaca: Cornell University Press, (1989). First edition. Octavo, grey-purple cloth, pp. x, 205. Contains a 51 page essay on John Ruskin's Praeterita, as well as an essay on Edmund Gosse's Father and Son. Fine in dust jacket..
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Ithaca: Cornell University Press, (1973). First edition, in two volumes. Spine lettering a bit dull, else fine in slipcase, without dust jackets, as issued. [Oversize*].
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(London): Edmund Ward, (1958). First edition. 8vo., white cloth boards, pp. 60; colour frontspiece; numerous black and white illustrations. A charming edition. Near fine in a very good dust jacket, a bit chipped at the head of the spine; with some edge wear..
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Sunnyside: George Allen, 1886. [Small edition, being the Fifth]. Small crown octavo, variant in original chocolate cloth [also issued in dark green], pp. xi, 253. Three thousand copies were printed. The text follows that of the 'Collected Works' edition. Bookplate on pastedown, hinge paper cracked, very faint spatter to spine, slight rubbing to spine ends and corner tips, else a… Read more
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John Ruskin. His Life and Teaching.

by MATHER, Marshall.

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London: Frederick Warne, 1900. Popular edition. Octavo, red cloth, pp. (xxvii), 184. Previous owner's name on endpaper, foxing to text and fore-edge of pages, a couple of signatures starting, else a good copy..
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John Ruskin.

by HARRISON, Frederic.

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London: Macmillan, 1925. New pocket edition. Small octavo, blue cloth, pp. viii, 216. A Volume in the "English Men of Letters" series. Front free endpaper has been excised, else a very nice copy. No dust jacket..
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