The Poetry of Architecture: Cottage, Villa, Etc. To Which is Added Suggestions on Works of Art. By "Kata Phusin" Conjectured Nom-De-Plume of John Ruskin.
(Ruskin, John)

New York & Tokyo: John Wiley & Son, 1873. F 246 pages; illustrated in black and white; Ruskin evidently wrote these pieces for the London Architectural Magazine in the 1830s, writing as Kata Phusin; chapter information on the Lowland cottage in England & France, Italy; Mountain Cottage in Switzerland & Westmoreland, chapter of chimneys; material on The Villa Italian, English, variations of style, principles of composition, piece on works of art, more; John Ruskin (1819-1900) British author, artist and social reformer, his architectural writings very influential on the times, advocated a system of national education, the organization of labour and other social measures, many of his works were illustrated in his own hand. (DNB); publisher's brick-red beveled-edged cloth binding, spine gilt titled; some edge, tips wear to cloth; spine end top chipped a bit; overall, very good condition. Very Good H (Item ID: 14364)


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