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Objects of curious virtue : echoes of John Ruskin

£80.00

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The author has taken inspiration from John Ruskin's collection of minerals, held in collector's cabinets eight drawers deep, in Sheffield.  Includes photos and artwork based on the contents, along with short essays and recollections on the items by various authors.  Good condition.

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Rare book
Author(s):
David Walker Barker
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
2010
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9780955869013
Number of pages:
106
Publisher:
Walker Fine Arts
Title:
Objects of curious virtue : echoes of John Ruskin

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The author has taken inspiration from John Ruskin's collection of minerals, held in collector's cabinets eight drawers deep, in Sheffield.  Includes photos and artwork based on the contents, along with short essays and recollections on the items by various authors.  Good condition.

Added value:
Rare book
Author(s):
David Walker Barker
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
2010
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9780955869013
Number of pages:
106
Publisher:
Walker Fine Arts
Title:
Objects of curious virtue : echoes of John Ruskin

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