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

Proserpina : studies of wayside flowers, while the air was yet pure among the Alps, and in the Scotland and England which my father knew / by John Ruskin ...

Published/Created:
Orpington, Kent : George Allen, 1879.
Physical Description:
iv, [2], 287 p., [11] leaves of plates : ill. ; 22 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
QK81 R89 1879 Copy 1
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Plates engraved by George Allen; after John Ruskin.
British Art Center has 3 copies. Copies 1-2 are incomplete: v.2 wanting. Copy 1 has the bookplate of Alexander T. Hollingsworth and copy 2 the bookplate of Katharine Leslie.
Copy 3 is author's proofs of p. 117-142, with Ruskin's corrections and additions. Also 1 sheet of galley proofs, with 1 ms. note in Ruskin's hand.
MUDD: Imperfect: Half-title, paper covers, and special title-pages to each part wanting. Vol. 2 wanting.
Vol. 1 was originally issued in 6 parts, 1875-1879. Parts 7-10 (p. 1-204 of v.2) were issued 1882-1886.
No more published.
Wise, T.J. Ruskin, 208
Subject Terms:
Allen, George -- Publisher.
Botany -- Alps.
Botany -- Great Britain.
Flowers.
Hazell, Watson, & Viney -- Printer.
Hollingsworth, Alexander T. -- Bookplate.
Leslie, Katharine -- Bookplate.
Form/Genre:
Wood engravings -- 1879.
Steel engravings -- 1879.
Contributors:
Allen, George, 1832-1907, engraver.
Ruskin, John, 1819-1900, ill.
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