Item Number: B13
Title: Modern Painters
Author: John Ruskin
Publisher: Smith Elder and Co. London
Comments: Important work in 5 volumes by famed English art critic Ruskin, published over a period of 12 years. Beautifully bound in full green calf, contents are fine, and there are dozens of engravings, some by JMW Turner illustrating artist techniques. The individual volumes were published over a period of years: Vol. 1: 1848 (4th Ed), Vol. 2: 1852 (2nd Ed), Vol. 3: 1856 (1st Ed), Vol. 4: 1856 (1st Ed), Vol. 5: 1860 (1st Ed).
Condition: Fine overall, full green calf binding, with marble endpapers, contents and plates very clean and bright.