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The Stones of Venice, Volume I - The Foundations

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Published by Cosimo Classics .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages464
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9801494M
ISBN 101602067007
ISBN 109781602067004

It does not require the same sort of pressure as an engraving to transfer the image, but still has to be printed on separate stock from the text Marginalia Handwritten notes made in the margins by a previous owner. Took a lot more concentration than I expected, but I like Ruskin's style and the accompanying diagrams are very useful. Depending on demand, any number of printings can be made from a setting of type For example, a first printing might consist of copies, followed by a second printing of copies; in which case the book would have a first edition, first printing of copies, and a first edition, second printing of copies. While this edition serves as an excellent introduction to architecture, especially the Gothic which Ruskin enthuses over, much of the original book is left out with it being only around a fifth of the size. The chapter "The Nature of Gothic" from volume 2 was admired by William Morris, who published it separately in an edition which is in itself an example of Gothic revival.

At best, the volume contained exquisite prose-poem-style passages, while at not so best it took on a textbook style. For one thing his style is gorgeo Took a lot more concentration than I expected, but I like Ruskin's style and the accompanying diagrams are very useful. A Court in Germany ordered that access to certain items in the Project Gutenberg collection are blocked from Germany. A contemporary of Gustave Eiffel, Ruskin can

It inspired Marcel Proust; the narrator of the Recherche visits Venice with his mother in a state of enthusiasm for Ruskin. And subtly articulated. Duodecimo 12MO Smaller than an octavo, typically less than six inches tall; smaller formats, such as 24mo and 32mo, are uncommon. Summary adapted from the Wikipedia by Leni For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats if availableplease go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording.


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The Stones of Venice, Volume I - The Foundations book

Receive Electronic Catalogues. Some interest Book Excerpt:. Too bad most of the time Ruskin sounds too angry, bitter and condescending about it. The Stones of Venice is considered one of the most influential books of the 19th century.

I recently went on a short trip to Venice, for which I chose an abridged version of this work to accompany me. In The Stones of Venice, a survey of the principal buildings in the "Paradise of Cities," John Ruskin developed an aesthetic and intellectual argument that lingers at the heart of the debate over the meaning of architecture and craftsmanship.

Uncut When the edges of the text block most apparent at the fore and lower edges have not been trimmed to a uniform size, and are therefore characterized by a ragged or deckle edge. Raised Bands Horizontal protruding strips found on the spine of a book.

Worth reading exerpts especially as an alternative to modern travel guides if visiting Venice. Japanese Vellum Expensive handmade paper often used in deluxe editions.

Most recently updated: January 28, Chromolithograph Lithograph printed in colors, typically three or more. The chapter "The Nature of Gothic" from volume 2 was admired by William Morris, who published it separately in an edition which is in itself an example of Gothic revival.

Foxing Light brown spots that naturally appear on some papers due to oxidation as they age. Frontispiece An illustration facing the title page of a book. The image is then transferred by pressing thick dampened paper against the metal plate with great force—requiring engravings to be printed on a separate stock and separate press from any text.

Association Copy copy that belonged to someone connected with the author or the contents of a book. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox. Among other things, Ruskin argued vehemently in his writings against the use of steel for architectural purposes.

See Appendix 7. He discusses architecture of Venice's Byzantine, Gothic and Renaissance periods, and provides a general history of the city as well. The first volume, The Foundations, presents a short history of the city and discusses architecture s functional and ornamental aspects.

We are told about the history of these types of architecture, their defining characteristics, and aesthetic merits. Basically Ruskin goes into great detail into describing stones, arcs, forms, colors and etc of buildings. He discusses architecture of Venice's Byzantine, Gothic and Renaissance periods, and provides a general history of the city as well.This event forms part of the LSE Space for Thought Literary Festivaltaking place from Monday 23 - Saturday 28 Februarywith the theme 'Foundations'.

Suggested hashtag for this event for Twitter users: #LSElitfest. Podcast. A podcast of this event is available to download from The Stones of Venice: foundations and future.

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Mar 28,  · Buy The Stones of Venice, 3 Volume set by John Ruskin (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible sylvaindez.coms: 7. LibriVox recording of The Stones of Venice, volume 3 by John Ruskin. Read in English by MorganScorpion, ToddHW, Malone and Alan Weyman The Stones of Venice is a three-volume treatise on Venetian art and architecture by English art historian John Ruskin, first published from to Dec 26,  · The Stones of Venice, Volume I - The Foundations [John Ruskin] on sylvaindez.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

More than simply a survey of an ancient city's most significant buildings, The Stones of Venice¿first published in three volumes between and ¿is an expression of a philosophy of art5/5(1). The Stones of Venice is a three-volume treatise on Venetian art and architecture by English art historian John Ruskin, first published from to Publication history, first editions The Stones of Venice Volume the First The Foundations,Smith, Elder & Co, London.