Lot 88 of 312:
The Seven Lamps of Architecture, 1st US Ed.  

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$200 - $300

Title:
The Seven Lamps of Architecture
Author:
Ruskin, John
Place:
New York
Publisher:
John Wiley
Date:
1849
Description:

viii, [4], 186, [6] ad pp. 14 plates drawn & etched by Ruskin. (8vo), green stamped in bronze and blind. First American Edition.

Treatise composed while Ruskin was writing "Modern Painters," revealing Ruskin's concepts of the leading principles of architecture, and defending Gothic as its noblest style.

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Condition:
Small stain to top of text block; some internal foxing and offsetting; overall very good.
 
Item number:
306573
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