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|Source||2012 - Ruskin, John, 1819-1900 - The Library of John Ruskin [Oxford: Oxford Bibliographical Society, 2012 (James S. Dearden)] (Collection Catalog)|
CCENT 1050 (1000 to 1101)
CCENT 1150 (1100 to 1201)
|Unspec. Size Miniatures||3|
|Binding||Red morocco gilt (bound for Ruskin)|
Notes from original catalogue: 13 fols. are modern blank vellum leaves inserted when the MS was bound for Ruskin. Written in handsome, flowing, easy but calligraphic script. Numerous finely designed initials in gold and colours. No headpieces but parts of some leaves are missing. Copious annotation by Ruskin in margins and on some of blank leaves. Roll of St. George's Guild written on one leaf, dated Mar. 1876; note by Ruskin on last page to the effect that he finished reading it on 11 May 1875. | Additional provenance notes: Arthur Severn (sold Sotheby's 24 July 1930, no. 23, £80). | Exhibited: Arts Council - "Ruskin and his Circle," 1964, no. 177. | Literature: see Ruskin, Fors Clavigera, letter 67, July 1876 (Works xxviii, 657); British Museum Quarterly (1930), 87-80; Scrivener, A Plain Introduction to the Criticism of the New Testament, Evst. 254; Gregory, Die griechischen Handscriften des Neuen Testaments, i, p. 238; Collingwood, Ruskin's Relics, p. 201 (there described as 10th-c. Greek Gospels or Book of Lessons); J.S. Dearden, "John Ruskin the Collector," in The Library, 5th ser., 21 (1966), no. 4.
|(No Date)||Ruskin, John, 1819-1900|
|(No Date)||Severn, Arthur|
|(No Date)||Bernard Quaritch (Firm)|
|(No Date)||British Library, London|
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|Created||by aniles on 2013-09-19 4:23pm|
|Last Updated||by aldevine on 2014-03-13 16:40:24 -0400|
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