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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. 140444
    RUSKIN, John. "Unto This Last:"

    London : 1862

    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... Learn More
    £225.00

    Stock Code: 140444

  2. Crab, Shrimp, and Lobster Lore,
    (RUSKIN, John.) LORD, William Barry. Crab, Shrimp, and Lobster Lore,

    London : 1867

    First edition, from the library of John Ruskin, with his Brantwood book label, and inscribed 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 of the sea and of animals there was a strong... Learn More
    £875.00

    Stock Code: 129705

  3. The Stones of Venice.
    RUSKIN, John. The Stones of Venice.

    London : 1873-4

    Signed edition, one of 1,500 copies signed by the author at the end of the preface. 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 effect on Victorian architects,... Learn More
    £1,500.00

    Stock Code: 139444

  4. The Stones of Venice.
    RUSKIN, John. The Stones of Venice.

    London : 1905

    A handsomely bound copy. 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 effect on Victorian architects, who began to introduce Romanesque forms and Venetian... Learn More
    £500.00

    Stock Code: 136701

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