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West Coast Rare Books

West Coast Rare Books

Westport / Ireland

Ruskin, The Stones of Venice.

Ruskin, The Stones of Venice.

Ruskin, John. The Stones of Venice. 1. The Foundations. 2. The Sea Stories. 3. The Fall. First Editions. Three Volumes – Complete Set. London, Smith, Elder, and Co., 1851, 1853 & 1853. 25 x 17 cm. Vol.1: xii, (4), 413 pages, 16 pages publishers list. / Vol.2: vi, (2), 394 pages plus 16 pages publishers list. / Vol.3: (2), 362 pages plus 16 pages publishers list. Complete with all Plates as listed, some in colour. Professionally rebacked in 2022 using the original boards and spines. Minor losses to original spine ends (see images). New plain end papers. Top edge gilt. Very good condition. Rebacked. Edges dust dulled. Internally clean with occasional mild spotting / age darkening. A very nice clean and complete set. From the Library of Howth Castle, Dublin, Ireland.

Our price: EUR 1.295,-- 

Ruskin, The Stones of Venice.
Ruskin, The Stones of Venice.
Ruskin, The Stones of Venice.
Ruskin, The Stones of Venice.
Ruskin, The Stones of Venice.
Ruskin, The Stones of Venice.
Ruskin, The Stones of Venice.

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