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ABSE, Joan.
John Ruskin. The Passionate Moralist.
New York: Knopf, (1981). First American edition.
Octavo, light brown boards backed in beige cloth, pp. 363; illustrated. Remainder stamp to top page edge, spine cocked, else very good in a used dust jacket, with and internal tape repair and small chips.
$22.00                          Book Number: 2203                         Order / Enquire



BELL, Quentin.
Ruskin.
New York: George Braziller, (1978). First American edition.
Octavo, blue boards, pp. 164. Originally published in England in 1963. Fine in dust jacket.
$22.00                          Book Number: 2205                         Order / Enquire



BRUNDAGE, W. Fitzhugh.
A Socialist Utopia in the New South. The Ruskin Colonies in Tennessee and Georgia, 1894-1901.
Urbana: University of Illinois Press, (1996). First edition, paper issue.
Card covers. Fine.
$22.00                          Book Number: 14480                         Order / Enquire



CLARK, Kenneth.
Ruskin Today.
(Harmondsworth): Penguin Books, (1967).
Trade paperback format, xix, 363. Selections from Ruskin chosen and annotated by Clark. Non-authorial inscription on half title, mass produced bookplate opposite title page, cover a bit creased and rubbed at extremities, else very good.
$16.50                          Book Number: 12553                         Order / Enquire



COLLINGWOOD, W.G.
The Life and Work of John Ruskin.
Cambridge: Printed at the Riverside Press, 1893. Large paper edition, #79 of 200 copies.
8vo., cloth blacked boards, pp. [xv], 260, xxi; & [viii], [261]- 565, xxxi; illustrated. With index. Faint occasional foxing throughout, top edge dusty, darkening and rubbing to spines, covers lightly soiled and marked. A very good set.
$175.00                          Book Number: 8248                         Order / Enquire



COLLINGWOOD, W.G.
The Bondwomen. A Saga of Langdale.
London: William Heinemann Ltd., (1932). New edition.
8vo., green cloth, pp. [iv], 216. Originally published as "The Bondwoman" in 1896. Pencil inscription on endpaper, else very good. No dust jacket.
$45.00                          Book Number: 13985                         Order / Enquire



COOK, E.T.
The Life of John Ruskin.
New York: Macmillan, 1911. First American edition, in two volumes.
22.5 cm x 15 cm, half bound in brown morocco. Bookplates on endpapers, and a labels presenting the book to Harvard University Library. De-accessioning stamp on verso of endpapers, several internal library markings, leather a bit worn at spinal extremities and joints, corners bumped with some loss, else a handsome, very good set. [Oversize*]
$285.00                          Book Number: 1151                         Order / Enquire



Daley, Kenneth
The Rescue of Romanticism: Walter Pater and John Ruskin
Athens: Ohio University Press, (2001). First edition.
Octavo, grey cloth, pp. xii, 169; illustrated. Near fine in dust jacket.
$22.00                          Book Number: 13873                         Order / Enquire



(DEARDEN, James S; editor) Severn, Arthur.
The Professor. Arthur Severn's Memoir of John Ruskin. Edited by James S. Dearden, Curator of the Ruskin Galleries Bembridge School.
London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd., (1967). New edition.
Arthur Severn's memoir deals with various reminiscences of Ruskin, and deals in detail with events such as Ruskin's Illness at Matlock in 1871, the tour of Italy in 1872 and the 1876 posting tour from London to Coniston. It also contains accounts of a number of Ruskin's social experiments such as his tea shop in Paddington and his efforts to clean London's streets. Severn and his wife were Ruskin's constant companions for the final thirty years of "The Professor's" life. This copy is signed by Dearden on the front free endpaper of the book. This leaf has browned significantly from the laying-in of a newspaper clipping, else very good in a slightly edge-darkened dust jacket .
$55.00                          Book Number: 5891                         Order / Enquire



EARLAND, Ada.
Ruskin and his Circle.
London: Hutchinson & Co., (N.d., on copyright; preface dated 1910).
16.4 cm x 10.3 cm, red cloth, pp. 352. With material on Thomas Carlyle, Edward Burne-Jones, William Morris, Mary Russell Mitford, the Brownings, Ruskin as publisher, George Allen, Dr. John Brown, Lady Trevelyan, Lady Mount-Temple, Rose La Touche, St. George's Guild, Whistler and his lawsuit, Kate Greenaway, Francesca Alexander, Susanna Beever, etc. Pencil marginalia throughout text, previous owner's name, address, and small shelf number on endpaper, repaired tear in front free endpaper [along gutter], spine sunned, spine neds a bit frayed, lower corners bumped, else about very good.
$27.50                          Book Number: 12982                         Order / Enquire



EVANS, Joan.
John Ruskin.
London: Jonathan Cape, (1954). First edition.
Octavo, purple cloth, pp. 447; illustrated. Spine lean, some binder's glue at rear gutter, else very good, in a price-clipped dust jacket, a bit chipped at the spine ends and corner tips, and internally repaired with tape at the head of the spine.
$35.00                          Book Number: 9963                         Order / Enquire



FELLOWS, Jay.
Ruskin's Maze. Mastery and Madness in his Art.
Princeton: Princeton University Press, (1981). First edition.
Fine in a very good dust jacket.
$25.00                          Book Number: 5375                         Order / Enquire



HARRISON, Frederic.
John Ruskin.
London: Macmillan, 1903. Fourth printing.
Octavo, red cloth, pp. viii, 216, + [4] publisher's ads. A Volume in the "English Men of Letters" series. Red cloth covers show light soiling and slight fraying to spine ends, else very good.
$22.00                          Book Number: 2204                         Order / Enquire



HARRISON, Frederic.
John Ruskin.
London: Macmillan, 1925. New pocket edition.
Small octavo, blue cloth, pp. viii, 216. A Volume in the "English Men of Letters" series. Front free endpaper has been excised, else a very nice copy. No dust jacket.
$22.00                          Book Number: 9968                         Order / Enquire



HENDERSON, Heather.
The Victorian Self. Autobiography and Biblical Narrative.
Ithaca: Cornell University Press, (1989). First edition.
Octavo, grey-purple cloth, pp. x, 205. Contains a 51 page essay on John Ruskin's Praeterita, as well as an essay on Edmund Gosse's Father and Son. Fine in dust jacket.
$22.00                          Book Number: 11142                         Order / Enquire



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