London: George Allen, 1891.
First Edition. Hardcover. Item #1973
8vo; 172 pages; Fore-edge painting on a copy of John Ruskin's works volume 1 (Sesame and Lilies). Reproduction of Dante Gabriel Rossetti's painting of Proserpine in fine detail. Binding is dark blue leather with simple tooling on front and back covers including leaf detail. Blue and gold marbled end papers edges gilt. Size of book is 22X14X1. Some scuffing to spine edges and corners, pages in very good condition. Three lectures by John Ruskin, OF KINGS TREASURIES, OF QUEENS GARDENS, AND OF THE MYSTERY OF LIFE. Five raised bands. Previous owner's signature dated 1895.