Praeterita. Outlines of Scenes and Thoughts Perhaps Worthy of Memory in My Past Life.. 3 volumes in 28 monthly parts



Publisher: Sunnyside, Orphington, George Allen, 1885 - 1888. First editions
Description: large 8vos, printed buff-coloured wrappers, with the `rose' illustration, as issued. Slight tanning to paper, lower corner of one part torn away, else a very good set

Ruskin’s last great work, his `highly personalised, selective, eloquent but incomplete account of aspects of his life’ in the original parts. Praeterita, 1885-1888, ppviii, 432; 442;182; 3 `Advice’ slips, Publisher’s Note, and all title-pages and half-titles present. With 2 steel-engravings, `My Two Aunts’, and `the Old Drover Packet’s Jib’

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