The Seven Lamps of Architecture (Everyman's Library #207)

By: RUSKIN, John

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An undated, probable first Everyman's Library edition (1907) of a collection of writings on the subject of architecture by the English polymath John Ruskin (1819-1900). Mr. Ruskin uses seven Guiding Principles to describe the essence of building design: Sacrifice, Truth, Power, Beauty, Life, Memory and Obediance. Printed on heavier-than-usual, semi-gloss paper for the Everyman's Library series, and with several plates bearing sepia-toned illustrations. Includes an introduction by Selwyn Image. EL catalogue number 207 in their "Essays and Belles Lettres" series, edited by Ernest Rhys. --- In 'flatback' binding style 1, full brown cloth-covered boards with elaborate Reginald Knowles-designed gilt spine titling & decorations, blindstamped J. M. Dent vignette to front cover, brown topstain and fancy Knowles woodcut art at title page, endpapers & frontis. Volume lacks the dust jacket. --- With small tears to cloth at spine ends & along front spine joint, else a well-preserved, tightly-bound, unmarked copy.; 16mo - 6 to 7 in. tall; xxxii, (2), 226 pages

Title: The Seven Lamps of Architecture (Everyman's Library #207)

Author Name: RUSKIN, John

Edition: First Edition

Location Published: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: [c.1907]

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket

Categories: >>Everyman's Library Editions, >>Art / Architecture / Fashion

Stock No.: 87281