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  • Unto This Lastby John Ruskin

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 4.99

    Unto This Last is an essay on economy by John Ruskin, critical of the 18th and 19th century capitalist economists. When first published as four magazine articles in 1860 they were, in the words of Ruskin himself, "very violently criticized" and the publisher was force to halt publication. But Ruskin persevered and released the four articles... more...

  • The Queen of the Airby John Ruskin

    The Floating Press 2010; US$ 4.99

    Influential English art and culture critic John Ruskin turns his focus to ancient myth in this compelling volume. Containing the complete texts of three of Ruskin's lectures, the critic's lyrical prose and keen insight shed new light on a number of Greek mythological figures. more...

  • Unto this Lastby John Ruskin

    Electric Book Company 1998; US$ 4.95

    The most influential art theorist and critic of his age, an outstanding man of letters, a sensitive painter and draughtsman, Ruskin?s social criticism shocked and angered the establishment and many of his admirers. more...

  • The Seven Lamps of Architectureby John Ruskin

    Electric Book Company 1998; US$ 4.95

    In August of 1848, John Ruskin and his new bride visited northern France, for the gifted young critic wished to write a book that would examine the essence of Gothic architecture. By the following April, the book was finished. Titled The Seven Lamps of Architecture, it was far more than a treatise on the Gothic style; instead, it elaborated Ruskin?s... more...

  • The King of the Golden Riverby John Ruskin

    Electric Book Company 1998; US$ 4.95

    Gluck and his abusive older brothers are sent on a quest to find the source of the local river. While the elder brothers fail, the younger brother succeeds because he is pure of heart. A classic fairytale written with finesse by one of England's great writers. more...

  • Sesame and Liliesby John Ruskin

    Electric Book Company 1998; US$ 4.95

    John Ruskin's Sesame and Lilies, first published in 1865, stands as a classic nineteenth-century statement on the natures and duties of men and women. The two lectures are 'Of Kings' Treasuries', in which Ruskin critiques Victorian manhood, and 'Of Queens' Gardens', in which he counsels women to take their places as the moral guides of men and urges... more...

  • On Art and Lifeby John Ruskin

    Penguin Group US 2005; US$ 9.99

    More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA more...

  • Praeteritaby John Ruskin

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 23.00

      As a memoir elevated to the level of fine art, John Ruskin?s Praeterita stands alongside The Education of Henry Adams and the confessions of Augustine, Rousseau, and Tolstoy. A luminous account of his childhood and youth, Praeterita is the last major work of the revolutionary nineteenth-century critic.   Written in the lucid intervals between... more...

  • Unto This Last and Other Writingsby John Ruskin; Clive Wilmer

    Penguin Books Ltd 2005; Not Available

    First and foremost an outcry against injustice and inhumanity, Unto this Last is also a closely argued assault on the science of political economy, which dominated the Victorian period. Ruskin was a profoundly conservative man who looked back to the Middle Ages as a Utopia, yet his ideas had a considerable influence on the British socialist movement.... more...

  • On Readingby Marcel Proust; John Ruskin; Eric Karpeles; Damion Searls

    Hesperus Press 2011; US$ 9.99

    "To understand a profound thought is to have, at the moment one understands it, a profound thought oneself; and this demands some effort, a genuine descent to the heart of oneself . . . Only desire and love give us the strength to make this effort. The only books that we truly absorb are those we read with real appetite, after having worked hard... more...