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Creator:
Ruskin, John, 1819-1900.
Title(s):

The nature of gothic / a chapter of the Stones of Venice / by John Ruskin.

Published/Created:
London : George Allen, [1892]
Physical Description:
[1], iv, [1], 127, [1] p. : ill., diagr. ; 21 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NA440 .R8 1892
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Classification:
Books
Notes:
BEIN Ruskin 892n: Salmon-colored ribbon ties. Bookplates of C.E. Merrill and C.B. Tinker. Presentation inscription from George Allen to C.E. Merrill.
BEIN 2000 1749: Green ribbon ties. Inscribed: Marion Terry from Thyra Creyke, July 6th, 1892.
BAC: British Art Center copy has bookplate of Leslie Benson. Unopened. Bound in vellum with silk ties.
Imprint information from colophon: Printed by William Morris at the Kelmscott Press, Hammersmith, and published by George Allen, 8, Bell Yard, Temple Bar, London, and Sunnyside, Orpington.
Preface by William Morris dated Feb. 15th, 1892.
500 copies printed in "golden" type, with border, (p.1) and initials; printer's device at end of preface and colophon. No vellum copies.
Wise, T.J. Ruskin, II, 1136
Peterson, W.S. Bibliography of the Kelmscott Press A4
Subject Terms:
Allen, George, 1832-1907 -- Presentation inscription to Charles E. Merrill, 1892. (BEIN)
Architecture, Gothic.
Benson, Leslie -- Bookplate. (BACRB)
Creyke, Thyra -- Presentation inscription to M. Terry. (BEIN)
George Allen -- Publisher. (BACRB)
Kelmscott Press -- Publisher. (BACRB)
Merrill, Charles Edmund, 1877-1942 -- Bookplate. (BEIN)
Merrill, Charles Edmund, 1877-1942 -- Presentation inscription from G. Allen. (BEIN)
Morris, William -- Printer. (BACRB)
Terry, Marion -- Presentation inscription from T. Creyke. (BEIN)
Tinker, Chauncey Brewster, 1876-1963 -- Bookplate. (BEIN)
Contributors:
Morris, William, 1834-1896.
Ruskin, John, 1819-1900. Stones of Venice.
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