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Creator:
Ruskin, John, 1819-1900.
Title:
Modern painters / by John Ruskin ...
Edition:
Complete edition.
Published/Created:
Orpington, Kent : George Allen, 1888.
Physical Description:
5 v. : ill. ; 32 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
ND1135 R87 1888+ Copy 1 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
ND1135 R87 1888+ Copy 2 Oversize
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Illustrations engraved by James Charles Armytage, R.P. Cuff, John Henry Le Keux, John Cousen, John Ruskin, George Allen, Thomas Shotter Boys, Thomas Goff Lupton, Charles Algernon Tomkins, William Holl, George Cook, and John Philipp Emslie; after John Ruskin, J.M.W. Turner, John Constable, John Joseph Laing, and other, non-British, artists.
British Art Center has 2 copies, both large paper copies printed on Whatman's hand-made paper. Copy 1 bound in green cloth, copy 2 in black morocco.
Some correspondence from the publisher to H.E. Cooke (a subscriber), and several prospectuses for Modern painters which were laid in copy 1 have been placed in the Object File.
Index issued separately under title: Modern painters. General index, bibliography, and notes.
Contents:
v.1. Of general principles, and of truth -- v.2. Of the imagination and theoretic faculties -- v.3. Of many things -- v.4. Of mountain beauty -- v.5. Of leaf beauty ; Of cloud beauty ; Of ideas of relation
Subject Terms:
Aesthetics.
Allen, George -- Publisher.
Cooke, H. E. -- Provenance.
Hazell, Watson, & Viney -- Printer.
Painting.
Steel engraving -- Specimens -- 1888.
Contributors:
Armytage, James Charles, -1897, engraver.
Cuff, R. P., fl. 1860, engraver.
Le Keux, John Henry, 1812-1896, engraver.
Cousen, John, 1804-1880, engraver.
Ruskin, John, 1819-1900, ill.
Allen, George, 1832-1907, engraver.
Boys, Thomas Shotter, 1803-1874, engraver.
Lupton, Thomas Goff, 1791-1873, engraver.
Tomkins, Charles Algernon, 1821-approximately 1903, engraver.
Holl, William, 1771-1838, engraver.
Cook, George, 1781-1834, engraver.
Emslie, John Philipp, 1829-1913, engraver.
Turner, J. M. W. (Joseph Mallord William), 1775-1851, ill.
Constable, John, 1776-1837, ill.
Laing, John Joseph, 1830-1862, ill.
Allen, George, 1832-1907 Correspondence.
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