<< YCBA Home Yale Center for British Art Yale Center for British Art << YCBA Home

YCBA Collections Search

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

Letters upon subjects of general interest from John Ruskin to various correspondents.

Published/Created:
London : Privately printed, 1892.
Physical Description:
xii, 101, [3] p. ; 21 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR5263 A4 1892 Copy 1
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
Note: The Study Room is open to Yale ID holders by appointment. Please visit the Study Room page on our website for more details.


Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR5263 A4 1892 Copy 2
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
Note: The Study Room is open to Yale ID holders by appointment. Please visit the Study Room page on our website for more details.

Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Classification:
Books
Notes:
BAC: British Art Center copy 1 is one of 33 copies printed on handmade paper. With the bookplate of Hubert John Greenwood. Copy 2 is one of 7 copies on vellum.
BAC: British Art Center copy 2 is one of 7 copies on vellum. Bound in limp vellum with yapp edges and olive green ties, exactly in the manner of bindings issued by the Kelmscott Press.
BEIN Ruskin 892L copy 1: One of thirty-three copies printed on handmade paper.
BEIN Ruskin 892L copy 2: One of 7 copies printed on vellum.
BEIN: all copies wanting erratum slip.
BEIN Ruskin 892L copy 1: Original bright green cloth boards, lettered: Letters, First series.
BEIN Ruskin 892L copy 2: Imprint on last leaf: Privately printed: 1892. Binder's title: Letters upon subjects of general interest.
"Following the text is a leaf bearing the following imprint: 'Privately printed: 1892.' ... In the paper copies this imprint was erroneously printed '1890' and an erratum slip was consequently inserted to correct the mistake."--Wise.
On spine: Letters. First series.
According to W.G. Partington's "Forging ahead" (p. 294), this was printed by R. Clay & Cons for T.J. Wise, who stated that 40 copies were issued.
"The impression of this book is limited to a few copies for private circulation only."
Wise, T.J. Ruskin, 1138
"The volume contains thirty-six letters, five of which had appeared previously in various magazines, the remaining thirty-one being printed here for the first time."--Wise.
Subject Terms:
Greenwood, Hubert John, 1867-1932 -- Bookplate.
Ruskin, John, 1819-1900 -- Correspondence.
Contributors:
Wise, Thomas James, 1859-1937.
Richard Clay and Sons, printer.
Export:
XML


If you have information about this object that may be of assistance please contact us.