The Stones of Venice; The Sea-Stories. Ruskin's study of the art, history and architecture of Venice. Covers Byzantine, Gothic and Renaissance periods. New edition. Volume 1 and 2 only (of 3). Full calf with all edges gilt and marbled endpapers. Bookplate of Sydney Gedge M.P. to both vols. Corners rubbed back, raised bands rubbed back to cords. Vol 1 has the upper board detached but present. Title labels from spines are missing. In Vol 2 there are a couple of hand coloured plates.
Smith, Elder and Co., London, 1873 + 1874. Full calf hardbacks. 400 + 394 pages. SECONDHAND