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The stones of Venice

Author: John Ruskin; J G Links
Publisher: London ; New York : Penguin Books, 2001.
Series: Classic history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"'Thank God I am here, it is a Paradise of Cities,' Ruskin wrote on his second visit to Venice in 1841. John Ruskin, Victorian England's greatest writer on art and architecture, believed himself to be an adoptive son of Venice. His feelings for this beautiful, melancholy city, damaged by war and in danger of being restored beyond recognition, is nowhere better expressed than in The Stones of Venice. This abridged  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Ruskin; J G Links
ISBN: 0141390654 9780141390659
OCLC Number: 45648559
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 254 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Classic history.
Responsibility: John Ruskin ; edited and abridged by J.G. Links.


John Ruskin, one of the most influential art critics of the 19th centruy, wrote more than half a million words on Venice. This is an abridged version of his opus, which still contains the essence of  Read more...


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