THE STONES OF VENICE. John RUSKIN.

THE STONES OF VENICE

London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1874. John Ruskin. New Edition. Hardcover. Three large octavo (7" x 10-1/4") volumes in the publisher's brown blindstamped and gilt-decorated cloth. One of 1500 copies SIGNED by the author at the end of the preface. Illustrated with 62 plates, many in color, and drawings in the text by the author. First published about 20 years before this attractive, SIGNED edition, it is one of the key texts of the aesthetic movement. Scattered light foxing, most pages and plates clean. Front cover of first volume just slightly loose, but generally the volumes are tightly bound. Some rubbing to cloth with small spots of loss to first volume. Very Good or better. Item #020584

Price: $750.00

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