“THE POWER OF SEEING MOUNTAINS… DEPENDS ON THE CULTIVATION OF THE INSTRUMENT OF SIGHT ITSELF, AND OF THE SOUL THAT USES IT”
RUSKIN, John. Deucalion. Sunnyside, Orpington, Kent, 1879. Two volumes in one.
First edition in book form of Ruskin’s writings on the art of natural forms, with 11 lithographic plates (two hand-colored), many after drawings by Ruskin, along with additional in-text illustrations. Handsomely bound in red morocco. $450.