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The Elements of Drawing;

in three letters to beginners.

Stock Code 111575

London, Smith, Elder, and Co., 1857

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The first edition of this classic introductory guide to drawing by the leading Victorian art critic and exponent of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, John Ruskin (1819-1900).

Ruskin's 'opposition to the mechanical methodology of the government schools led him to found his own school of drawing at Oxford when he began to lecture as the first Slade professor in 1870' (ODNB).

First edition; 8vo (19 x 13.5 cm); numerous in-text illustrations, ownership inscriptions in pencil to front free endpaper recto, minor spotting; contemporary half green morocco, marbled boards, spine lettered in gilt, spine faded, mnor wear to extremities, very good; xxi, [1], 350pp.

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The Elements of Drawing;

RUSKIN, John.

Stock code: 111575

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