Lot 97 of 413:
The Complete Works of John Ruskin Library Edition 39 vols.  

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Title:
[Works, i.e.] The Complete Works of John Ruskin
Author:
Ruskin, John
Place:
London
Publisher:
George Allen
Date:
1903-1912
Description:

39 volumes. Edited by E.T. Cook & Alexander Wedderburn. With numerous gravure plates from drawings, paintings, photographs and other sources, some in color; many illustrations in the text. 24x16 cm (9¾x6¾"), full decoratively embossed burgundy goatskin, spines lettered in gilt & tooled with a gilt peacock figure, gilt inner dentelles, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. One of 2062 sets, printed at the Ballantyne Press, Edinburgh. Library Edition.

The sumptuous and sought-after Library Edition of Ruskin's works, presenting the full range of his literary, artistic, and philosophic genius, superbly printed on fine paper, in the desirable full morocco binding. 

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Condition:
Spines lightly sunned, most volumes with minor chipping to leather at spines and edges; occasional volume with minor toning or foxing on leaves at front or rear, a few volumes with decorative bookplates; interiors otherwise clean and bright; overall near fine.
 
Item number:
310136
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