Lot 206 of 302:
The Stones of Venice Signed by John Ruskin  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$480
Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
The Stones of Venice
Author:
Ruskin, John
Place:
London
Publisher:
Smith, Elder & Co.
Date:
1867-74
Description:

3 volumes. Illustrated throughout by the author with plates and drawings in text. (Large 8vo) original brown cloth stamped in gilt and blind, top edges gilt. Second and New Editions.

Signed by Ruskin at the end of his preface in Volume 1. Ruskin's classic treatise on Venetian art and architecture. Vols.1 and 2 (1873-74) state "New Edition" on the respective title pages, and Vol. 3 (1867) states "Second Edition."

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Some general light wear and areas of staining/darkening to covers; light rubbing to endpapers, rear hinge of vol. 2 starting, spotting to edges; very good.
 
Item number:
301678
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