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The Crown of Wild Olives and Cestus of Aglaia - John Ruskin [c. 1908 Everyman]

£24.99

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Undated, likely first published in 1908 by J M Dent in the Everyman's Library series. Decorative end papers and green dye at the top edge of the text block.

A series of essay by John Ruskin with an introduction by Clifford Max. The first section includes three lectures which Ruskin gave on the subject of: Work, Traffic and War. In the second section he discussed how 'Modern' art compares to more ancient works both in terms of quality and also spirituality. All still very readable and relevant to today's reader.

There is an inscription in the front dated February 1911, three years after the work was first published.

Complete with original unclipped dust jacket which is darkened and does have some wear and some tears, with a section missing at the top of the spine strip. However the book itself is in a clean condition with only light little wear. The bottom of the boards have a small section which is darkened.

Item details

Added value:
Nice pocket sized edition of a classic
Author(s):
John Ruskin
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
11.9 cm by 17.4 cm
Edition:
1908
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
217
Publisher:
J M Dent and Co.
Title:
The Crown of Wild Olives and Cestus of Aglaia

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Undated, likely first published in 1908 by J M Dent in the Everyman's Library series. Decorative end papers and green dye at the top edge of the text block.

A series of essay by John Ruskin with an introduction by Clifford Max. The first section includes three lectures which Ruskin gave on the subject of: Work, Traffic and War. In the second section he discussed how 'Modern' art compares to more ancient works both in terms of quality and also spirituality. All still very readable and relevant to today's reader.

There is an inscription in the front dated February 1911, three years after the work was first published.

Complete with original unclipped dust jacket which is darkened and does have some wear and some tears, with a section missing at the top of the spine strip. However the book itself is in a clean condition with only light little wear. The bottom of the boards have a small section which is darkened.

Added value:
Nice pocket sized edition of a classic
Author(s):
John Ruskin
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
11.9 cm by 17.4 cm
Edition:
1908
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
217
Publisher:
J M Dent and Co.
Title:
The Crown of Wild Olives and Cestus of Aglaia

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