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Ruskin, John, 1819-1900.

The art of England : lectures given in Oxford / by John Ruskin ... during his second tenure of the Slade professorship.

Orpington, Kent : George Allen, 1884.
Physical Description:
7 pts. (292 p.) ; 27 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N6767 R9 1884
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Reference Library
N6767 R9 1884 (LC)
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British Art Center copy in original parts, dated 1883-1884. In wrappers as issued.
BEIN Ruskin 884a Copy 1: Bound in one vol. Individual title pages bound in.
BEIN Ruskin 884a Copy 2: Imperfect: part 1 only, pts. 2-7 wanting. Original wrappers.
BEIN Tinker 1851: Bound in one vol.
BEIN Ruskin +884a: Imperfect: Pages 283-292 torn. In 7 pts. in case: 28 cm. "Publisher's notice" on half slip inserted at front in lecture VI. In original paper wrappers.
BEIN 2000 1747: Bound in one vol. 26 cm. Binder's stamp: Bound by Mansell, successor to Hayday.
BEIN 2000 +206: Original wrappers. Publisher's notice tipped in in pt. 6. Bookplate of pts. 1-5: James l'Anson.
First edition, in original parts as issued, each part with half- title, and with separate title-page not included in the paging, the last part including the general half-title, title-page (dated 1884), leaf of contents, and index.
Wise, T.J. Ruskin, 251
Tinker lib. 1851
Includes index.
Subject Terms:
Allen, George -- Publisher.
Art -- Great Britain.
Crew, M. A. -- Autograph.
L'Anson, James -- Bookplate.
Mansell -- Binding.
Binders' stamps (Binding) -- Mansell.

  • Realistic schools of painting : D. G. Rossetti and W. Holman Hunt
  • Mythic schools of painting : E. Burne-Jones and G. F. Watts
  • Classic schools of painting : Sir F. Leighton and Alma Tadema
  • Fairy land : Mrs. Allingham and Kate Greenaway
  • The fireside : John Leech and John Tenniel
  • The hillside : George Robson and Copley Fielding
  • Appendix and index