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RUSKIN, John. The Stones of Venice.
London : 1905A 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
RUSKIN, John. Of Queen's Gardens.
Edinburgh & London : 1902First edition thus, first impression, one of very few printed on vellum. This is a superb copy, with a distinguished provenance, coming from the library of New York banker, stockbroker, and author, Henry William Poor (1844-1915), who was a noted collector and patron of the arts.
"Mr. Poor is a man of refined and scholarly tastes and prominent... Learn More£4,500.00
Stock Code: 148476
RUSKIN, John. The Seven Lamps of Architecture.
London : 1849First edition of the first of Ruskin's works to carry his name and the first to be illustrated. This copy is extra-illustrated with a later portrait of Ruskin as frontispiece.
His purpose was to "both secularize and make protestant the movement of the Gothic revival, drawing it away from the Roman Catholic influence of August Wegin Pugin" (ODNB).... Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 142792
ROGERS, Samuel. Poems. New edition.
London : 1854Very smart pairing of these handsome editions, among the most lavishly produced of the century. Italy was originally published in two parts (1822 and 1828) but was so badly received that "Rogers destroyed the unsold copies, revised it carefully, engaged Turner and Stothard to illustrate it, and republished it in a handsome edition in 1830. The success... Learn More£275.00
Stock Code: 115101