1849 1ed Seven Lamps of Architecture John Ruskin Illustrated ART Sketches

RUSKIN, John

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John Ruskin was an 18th-century art critic and writer who published a number of works on architecture, literature, and art. His most notable work was perhaps ‘The Seven Lamps of Architecture’, an essay devoted to the principles of architecture. In this work, Ruskin notes the seven most important aspects, or ‘lamps’, of architecture – sacrifice, truth, power, beauty, life, memory, and obedience.

 

This rare first edition features sketches and illustrations drawn by Ruskin himself.

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1849 1ed Seven Lamps of Architecture John Ruskin Illustrated ART Sketches

 

John Ruskin was an 18th-century art critic and writer who published a number of works on architecture, literature, and art. His most notable work was perhaps ‘The Seven Lamps of Architecture’, an essay devoted to the principles of architecture. In this work, Ruskin notes the seven most important aspects, or ‘lamps’, of architecture – sacrifice, truth, power, beauty, life, memory, and obedience.

 

This rare first edition features sketches and illustrations drawn by Ruskin himself.

 

Item number: #10368

Price: $550

 

RUSKIN, John

 

The seven lamps of architecture

 

London : Smith, Elder and Co, 1849. First edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • [viii], [2], 205, [17]
    • 14 illustrated sketches
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Cloth; tight and secure
  • Size: ~10.5in X 7.5in (27cm x 18.5cm)

 

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10368

Categories

Literature

Arts & Architecture

Authors

RUSKIN, John

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete