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RUSKIN, John.

Rare books by John Ruskin, including first editions, copies in fine bindings, and handsome sets of his collected works. Regularly stocked editions of the works of Ruskin include The Definitive Library edition of The Works.

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  1. 126208
    First editions of four very scarce works by Ruskin. This contemporary sammelband notably includes Pre-Raphaelitism (1851). "The title may appear opportunistic, for the principal subject was Turner, and the most important statements about the Pre-Raphaelites were relegated to a footnote. Yet Ruskin understood the potential... Learn More
    £800

    Stock Code: 126208

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  2. 119555
    First edition of Ruskin's criticism of orthodox utilitarian economics approached through the subject of art and architecture, published as part of the publisher's "New Cheap Series". "In 1857 the great Manchester Art Treasures Exhibition gave him an opportunity to make a more direct intervention, when he was invited to give... Learn More
    £150

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  3. 129705
    First edition, the copy of John Ruskin, with his Brantwood Library bookplate to pastedown, and inscribed to him on the half-title: "R. Leslie to J.R., if of any use please keep - contains about as much as is known I think". The presentee, Robert Charles Leslie (1826-1901), was a friend and correspondent of Ruskin. "In love... Learn More
    £875

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  4. 130972comp
    Signed limited edition (stated "New Edition"), one of 1,500 unnumbered copies signed by the author at the end of the preface. The copy of Major Robert Gregory (1881-1918), about whose death in 1918 Yeats wrote one of his most quoted short poems, "An Irish Airman Foresees his Death", with his bookplate - which he designed... Learn More
    £3,500

    Stock Code: 130972

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  5. 124777
    "New" edition, signed by the author at the end of the preface, one of 1,500 copies. One of the key texts of the aesthetic movements, The Stones of Venice was first published from 1851 to 1853 and was "a revolutionary success" (PMM). Its importance lies " in its celebration of the Byzantine and the Gothic, which had an immediate... Learn More
    £1,500

    Stock Code: 124777

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  6. Arrows of the Chace.

    Arrows of the Chace.

    Sunnyside, Orpington, Kent: 1880

    First edition, attractively bound by Mudie. Learn More
    £225

    Stock Code: 114761

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