Book Description

Full leather with gilt titles to spine. Decorative tooling. Raised bands to spine. Gilt to page edges. Tight clean copy. Very attractive in blue leather binding. Marbled boards with attractive bookplate- Sir John Ropner. 'The Seven Lamps of Architecture' is an extended essay by John Ruskin about architecture. The essay discussed the principles of architecture, the work being divided into seven chapters, 'sacrifice', 'truth', 'power', 'beauty', 'life', 'memory', and 'obedience'. John Ruskin was an art critic in Victorian England, being an influential figure in the art world, especially with the Pre-Raphaelites. He was also greatly admired by Leo Tolstoy, Marcel Proust, and William Morris. Heavy item, may be additional postage
Author John Ruskin
Date 1889
Binding Hard
Publisher George Allen
Condition Near Fine

Price: £135.00

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