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John Ruskin
1858 3vol The Stones of Venice John Ruskin Art Criticism 2nd Ed
London: Smith, Elder and Co. Click here to see our other books! The Stones of Venice John Ruskin 1858 Smith, Elder and Co : London 10" by 7" xv, [1], 1-400; vi, [2], 394 ; [5], 362pp SUMMARY A finely bound set of John Ruskin's three volume treatise on Venetian architecture and art. Beautifully illustrated. Fine Binding,Illustrated Overall Condition: Very Good Indeed This book weighs 4 KG when packed UK Postage: £ 4.49 US Postage: £ 39.99 EU Postage: £ 26.99 European Postage: £ 36.99 Asia Postage: £ 65.99 Worldwide Postage: £ 99.99 DESCRIPTION The second edition. In a Bickers and Son binding, with the binder's stamp to the verso of front endpaper. With twenty one plates to volume I, twenty plates to volume II and twenty plates to volume II and twelve plates to volume III. Collated, complete. In addition to writing the work, the illustrations are also by Ruskin. 'The Stones of Venice' is a detailed examination of Venetian architecture. Ruskin examines more than eighty churches and looks at the Byzantine, Gothic and Renaissance periods of art and architecture in Venice. Ruskin also looks at the general history of the city. He travelled to Venice twice to research for this series, with the first visit in 1849-50. A beautiful three volume set. CONDITION In uniform full calf bindings. Externally, very smart with shelfwear to the spines, heavier to the raised bands. A few handling marks to boards. Binder's stamp to the verso of front endpaper, Bickers and Son. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright with scattered spotting, heavier to the first and last few pages. Overall Condi … [Click Below for Full Description]
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