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RUSKIN, John.

The Stones Of Venice. The Foundations; Volume The Second.The Sea-Stories; Volume The Third. The Fall.

London, Smith, Elder And Co.,

£1495

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Imperial 8vo. Three volumes. Publisher’s original brown cloth, the boards decoratively stamped in blind and gilt, the spines gilt-lettered, terracotta endpapers, t.e.g., the remainder uncut; xv, errata slip present, [1], 413, [1]pp. + 2pp. prospectus for Examples Of The Architecture Of Venice + 16pp. publisher’s adverts, 21 plates; vi, [2], 394pp., + 2pp. + 16pp. publisher’s adverts, 20 plates; [4], 362pp. + [2]pp. publisher’s advert printed on verso only + 16pp. publisher’s adverts, 12 plates; half-title present in Volume I, not called for in Volumes II and III; the head and tail of the spines lightly bumped, otherwise a lovely set.

First edition, first printing.

Stock number: 1423