THE TEXT OF JOHN RUSKIN'S LETTER TO 'MY DEAR TINIE ' WRITTEN FROM THE BRIDGE OF ALLAN ON 31 AUGUST 1857. WITH AN INTRODUCTORY ESSAY BY NORMAN H. STROUSE AND FIVE PEN-AND-INK ILLUSTRATIONS BY ADELE BICHAN. CONTEMPTIBLE HORSE.

(Adagio Press).
  • Harper Woods, MI: Adagio: the Private Press of Leonard F. Bahr, 1962.
  • 8vo.
  • quarter parchment with marbled paper-covered boards.
  • xix, 23-43, (3) pages.

Price: $75.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 20288

First edition, limited to 365 copies of which this is one of the 280 copies printed by hand on handmade Fabriano paper. Second production of this private press. The text of John Ruskin's letter to `My Dear Tinie'. Sharp satire on British industrialization. Presentation from Norman Strouse on front free endpaper. Well preserved copy.

THE TEXT OF JOHN RUSKIN'S LETTER TO 'MY DEAR TINIE ' WRITTEN FROM THE BRIDGE OF ALLAN ON 31 AUGUST 1857. WITH AN INTRODUCTORY ESSAY BY NORMAN H. STROUSE AND FIVE PEN-AND-INK ILLUSTRATIONS BY ADELE BICHAN. CONTEMPTIBLE HORSE. John Ruskin.