The Elements of Drawing; In Three Letters to Beginners [Earl Shinn's Copy]. John Ruskin.
The Elements of Drawing; In Three Letters to Beginners [Earl Shinn's Copy]

The Elements of Drawing; In Three Letters to Beginners [Earl Shinn's Copy]

Good. Item #7185

New York: John Wiley, 1859. Early American reprint. Octavo; publisher's brown pictorial cloth stamped in gilt; xviii,[19]-234,[2],4(ads)pp.; text illus. by the author throughout. Cloth rather scuffed and spine stiff with crude glue repair, shallow losses to both spine ends and corners bumped with some exposure; still, Good overall, and internally clean and sound.

Provenance: Faint pencil ownership signature of the notable Philadelphia art critic Earl Shinn (1838-1886) dated 1861 while Shinn was attending the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.

Price: $50.00

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