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RUSKIN, John.

On The Nature Of Gothic. A Chapter of the Stones of Venice. With a Preface by William Morris.

Printed by William Morris at the Kelmscott Press, Hammersmith and published by George Allen,

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Small 4to. (201 x 142 mm.) Original stiff vellum boards with yapp edges, three of the original four dusky pink silk ties, the fourth sympathetically replaced, gilt-lettered and dated spine; pp. [3] i-iv [v] [1] 2-127 ([128] colophon); light dust marks to the fore-edges, otherwise a bright copy.

One of 500 copies. Printed in Golden Type on Batchelor handmade paper watermarked with a primrose between the initials ‘W’ and ‘M’. One border and six- and ten-line initials designed by William Morris. Thirteen woodcut figures within the text numbered VIII -XX.

Peterson A4

Stock number: 1433