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Ruskin, John, 1819-1900

The two paths : being lectures on art, and its application to decoration and manufacture, delivered in 1858-9 / by John Ruskin ...

London : Smith, Elder, & Co., 1859.
Physical Description:
x, 271 p., 2 leaves of plates : ill. ; 19 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N7445.2 R9 1859
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Plates engraved by R.P. Cuff and James Charles Armytage; after John Ruskin.
Advertisements: 24 p. at end, dated May, 1859.
Bound in blind-stamped maroon publisher's cloth. Binder's ticket reads: Westleys and Co., London.
Wise, T.J. Ruskin, 90
Subject Terms:
Decoration and ornament.
Decorative arts.
Smith, Elder & Co. -- Publisher.
Steel engraving -- Specimens -- 1859.
Westleys and Co. -- Bookbinder.
Cuff, R. P., fl. 1860, engraver.
Armytage, James Charles, -1897, engraver.
Ruskin, John, 1819-1900, ill.

  • The deteriorative power of conventional art over nations
  • The unity of art
  • Modern manufacture and design
  • The influence of imagination in architecture
  • The work of iron, in nature, art and policy.

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