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The Stones Of Venice
     

The Stones Of Venice

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by John Ruskin
 

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John Ruskin, Victorian England's greatest writer on art and literature, believed himself an adopted son of Venice, and his feelings for this city are exquisitely expressed in The Stones of Venice. This edition contains Ruskin's famous essay "The Nature of Gothic," a marvelously descriptive tour of Venice before its postwar restoration. As Ruskin wrote in

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John Ruskin, Victorian England's greatest writer on art and literature, believed himself an adopted son of Venice, and his feelings for this city are exquisitely expressed in The Stones of Venice. This edition contains Ruskin's famous essay "The Nature of Gothic," a marvelously descriptive tour of Venice before its postwar restoration. As Ruskin wrote in 1851, "Thank God I am here, it is a Paradise of Cities."

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Washington Post Book World
The enduring, passionate classic on architecture and Venice.

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ISBN-13:
9780306812866
Publisher:
Da Capo Press
Publication date:
06/19/2003
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
264
Sales rank:
590,767
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.62(h) x 0.75(d)

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John Ruskin wrote over forty volumes of art and architecture criticism during the nineteenth century. J. G. Links is the author of Venice for Pleasure.

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The Stones of Venice: The Foundations. 1858. -V.2. the Sea-Stories. 1867. -V.3. the Fall. 1867. -V.4. General Index. 1892 3.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
reevepg More than 1 year ago
Unfortunately, I was unable to use this edition of the classic volume because it displayed only a few lines per page on either my Nook or my laptop computer. Unless this is corrected, don't pay for a flawed version.
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