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The King of the Golden River by John Ruskin

£55.00

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The King of the Golden River by John Ruskin - The King of the Golden River or The Black Brothers: A Legend of Stiria by John Ruskin was originally written in 1841 for the twelve-year-old Effie (Euphemia) Gray, whom Ruskin later married.[1] It was published in book form in 1851, and became an early Victorian classic which sold out three editions. In the "Advertisement to the First Edition", which prefaces it, it is called a fairy tale, one, it might be added, that illustrates the triumph of love, kindness, and goodness over evil; however, it could also be characterised as a fable, a fabricated origin myth and a parable. It was illustrated with 22 illustrations by Richard Doyle (1824–83).[2] It is then illustrated by Arthur Rackham in 1932.

Condition is Used Fine with loose pages and no spine holding the pages together properly with tarnished edges and soiling on the front cover and back. Sold in Clear Fronted Sleeve.

Item details

Added value:
First Edition
Author(s):
John Ruskin
Condition:
Fine
Edition:
First edition - 1932
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
48
Publisher:
George Harrop & Co
Title:
The King of the Golden River

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The King of the Golden River by John Ruskin - The King of the Golden River or The Black Brothers: A Legend of Stiria by John Ruskin was originally written in 1841 for the twelve-year-old Effie (Euphemia) Gray, whom Ruskin later married.[1] It was published in book form in 1851, and became an early Victorian classic which sold out three editions. In the "Advertisement to the First Edition", which prefaces it, it is called a fairy tale, one, it might be added, that illustrates the triumph of love, kindness, and goodness over evil; however, it could also be characterised as a fable, a fabricated origin myth and a parable. It was illustrated with 22 illustrations by Richard Doyle (1824–83).[2] It is then illustrated by Arthur Rackham in 1932.

Condition is Used Fine with loose pages and no spine holding the pages together properly with tarnished edges and soiling on the front cover and back. Sold in Clear Fronted Sleeve.

Added value:
First Edition
Author(s):
John Ruskin
Condition:
Fine
Edition:
First edition - 1932
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
48
Publisher:
George Harrop & Co
Title:
The King of the Golden River

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