Item Detail

Item Number 7722
Title Ethics Of The Dust And The Queen Of The Air, The
Author Ruskin, L.L.D., John
Condition VG/NONE
Publisher W. L. Allison Company
Place Published New York
Date Published c. 1900
Edition
Binding Hardcover
Notes Binding is olive green, pebbled cloth with marbled green paper boards. The book is straight & tight. It has quite a bit of wear to the edges and the spine is faded. The endpapers are green and white patterned and are clean without markings. The pages are all clean and free of marks or tears, just darkened from age with the exception of a gift inscription on the half-title page. In is done in beautiful script writing and states "Complements of the season 1900, A Happy New Year from Your True Friend ........ to ........". The Ethics of The Dust consists of ten lectures given at a school for young girls (Little Housewives): They include The valley of diamonds; The pyramid builders; The Crystal life; The crystal orders; Crystal virtues; Crystal quarrels; Home virtues; Crystal caprice; Crystal sorrows; and The Crystal rest. The Queen of the Air being A Study of the Greek Myths of Cloud and Storm. ; 7 1/2" x 5 1/2"; 247 pages
LoC or ISBN
Keyword(s) John Ruskin, L.L. D.,Mythology,Fiction,Lectures,Antiquarian,Greek Mythology
Category(ies) Misc. Collectible Fiction,Antiquarian Fiction,Religion New Age Mythology Occult
Price $36.00