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1.—MODERN PAINTERS. WOL. I.-GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF ART,
And Truth as an Essential Element. $1 25.
beauty."—Morth British Review.
- WOL. II.-TRUE IDEAS OF BEAUTY.
Price, 68 cents.
“Mr. Ruskin's work will send the painter more than ever to the study of nature; will train men who have always been delighted spectators of nature, to be also attentive observers. Our critics will learn to admire, and mere admirers will learn how to criticiso ; thus a public will be educated.”—Blackwood's Magazine.
WOL. III.—STYLE, FINISH, LANDSCAPE, ETC.; With cuts and eighteen illustrations, drawn by the author. $250. “This book may be taken up with equal pleasure whether the reader be acquainted or not with the previous volumes, and no special artistic culture is necessary in order to enjoy its excellences or profit by its suggestions.”— Westminster Review. - WOL. IV.-MOUNTAIN BEAUTY. With numerous cuts. $1 25.
2.—THE SEVEN LAMPS OF ARCHITECTURE. 1 vol. With Fourteen Etchings, by the author. $1 25. “The politician, the moralist, the divine, will find in it ample store of instructive matter, as well as the artist.”—Eraminer.
3.—THE STONES OF VENICE.
The Foundations. 1 vol. Illustrated by numerous wood-cuts from Drawings by the author. $200.
“No one who has visited Venice can read this book without having a richer glow thrown over his remembrances of that city, and for those who have not, Mr. Ruskin paints it with a firmness of outline and vividness of colouring that will bring it before the imagination with the force of reality."—Literary Gazette. 4.—PRE-RAPHAELITISM, AND NOTES ON THE CONSTRUCTION OF
In 1 vol. 50 cts.
“There is much to be collected from it which it is very important to remember."— Guardian.
5.—LECTURES ON ARCHITECTURE AND PAINTING. Delivered at Edinburgh in Nov. 1853. 1 vol. 12mo. With fifteen illustrations on tinted paper, after Drawings by the author. $1 25. 6.—THE ELEMENTS OF DRAWING.
In Three Letters to Beginners. 1 vol. Plates. 75 cts.
“We close this book, feeling confident that no student of Art should launch forth without this work as a compass in the binnacle.”—Athenaum.
7–THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF ART;
Being the Subject (with additions) of two lectures delivered at Manchester, July, 1857. 1 vol. 50 cts.
“It is needless to criticise or commend the works of Ruskin."—N. Y. Observer.
8–THE BEAUTIES OF RUSKIN;
Or, the True and the Beautiful in Nature, Art, Morals, and Religion. Selected from the works of John Ruskin, with a notice of the author. By Mrs. L. C. Tuthill. 1 vol. $1 25.
This elegant volume, though composed only of extracts, has been so handled, as to I. all the interest of a continuous work on Art, etc., arranged in chapters, without ts technicalities, making it an agreeable companion to the Drawing Izoom.
“The author is an enthusiast, and inspires the reader with his own intense love for the True and the Good. It would be well to make this work a study in schools and colleges.”—N. Y. Observer.
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L DOWNING, A. J. THE FRUITS AND FRUIT TREES OF AMERICA,
Or, the Culture, Propagation, and Management in the Garden and Orchard of Fruit Trees generally; with descriptions of all the finest varieties of fruit, native and foreign, cultivated in this country. New edition, thoroughly revised, with very large additions, especially in apples and pears. Edited by Č. Downing, Esq., brother of the late A. J. Downing. One vol. 12mo., containing over 750 pages. $1 50.
“No man who has a plot of 50 feet square should be without this book; while to the owner of acres it is beyond all price."—Newburgh Gazette.
“This book is, therefore, in our opinion, the very best work on Fruits that we have."— American Agriculturist.
...We hail the present work as the best American Fruit Book extant.”—Ohio Cultitattor".
DOWNING, A. J. COTTAGE RESIDENCES:
“Here are pleasant precepts, suited to every scale of fortune among us; and general maxims which may be studied with almost equal profit by the householder in the crowded ". and the man of taste who retires with a full purse, to embody his own ideas of a rural home.”
V. - DOWNING, A. J. WIGHTWICK's HINTS TO YOUNG ARCHITECTS,
Calculated to facilitate their practical operation; with additional Notes and Hints to
The Rose—Its History, Poetry, Culture, and Classification. with two large colored
most of the learning which applies to it, deserves a wide popularity.”
KEMP ON LANDSCAPE GARDENING.
How to Lay Out a Garden. Intended as a general Guide in choosing, formless or improving an estate (from a quarter of an acre to a hundred acres in extent), with reference to both design and execution. By Edward Kemp, Landscape Gardener, Birkenhead Park. Greatly enlarged, and illustrated with numerous plans, sections, and sketches of gardens and garden objects. 1 vol. 12mo, Cloth. Gilt $200.
“This is just the book that thousands want.”—N. Y. Observer.
“It should be in the hands of every one who makes even the slightest pretensions to Gardening.”—Phila. City Item.
Its Importance and Advantages; with Directions for the Preparation of Flax Cotton, and the Cultivation of Flax. By the Chevalier Claussen. 12mo. 12 cents.
Ix. LIEBIG. PRINCIPLES OF AGRICULTURAL CHEMISTRY. With special reference to the late researches made in England. 1 vol. 12mo. Cloth. 50c.
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BURGESS, N. G. THE PHOTOGRAPH AND AMBROTYPE MANUAL.
A Practical Treatise on the art of taking Positive and Negative Photographs on Paper and Glass, &c. 1 vol. 1Smo. Cloth. $100.
FAIRBAIRN (WM) C.E., F.R.S., ETC. ON THE APPLICATION OF
H AND BOOK OF YOUNG ARTISTS AND AMATEURS IN OIL PAINTING;
Being chiefly a condensed compilation from the celebrated Manual of Bouvier, and
other distinguished Continental Writers on the Art. Adapted for a Text-Book, as well
as for Self-Instruction. Appended—a new Explanatory and Critical Vocabulary. By an American Artist. 12mo. Cloth. $1 25.
HATFIELD (R. G.). THE AMERICAN HOUSE CARPENTER.
A Treatise upon Architecture, Cornices, and Mouldings, Framing, Doors, Windows, and Stairs, etc. New, thoroughly revised and improved edition, with about 100 additional pages and numerous additional plates. 1. vol. Svo. $250.
“Every House Carpenter ought to possess one of these books."—Journal of Commerce.
LESLEY (J. P.). THE IRON MANUFACTURER'S GUIDE, To the Furnaces, Forges, and 1:olling Mills of the United States, with maps; to which is appended a History of the Manufacture of Iron, a summary of the Statistics of the American Production of Iron, and a geological discussion of the Iron Ores of the U. S., by J. P. Lesley, Secretary of the American Iron Association, and published by order of the Board of Managers. 1 vol. 8vo. $5 00. “Invaluable to every miner, manufacturer, and dealer of iron.”
REID'S VENTILATION IN AMERICAN DWELLINGS.
With a Series of Diagrams, presenting Examples in Different Classes of Habitation. By David Boswell Reid, M.D., F.R.S.E., formerly Director of the Ventilation at the Houses of Parliament, London, etc., etc. To which is added an Introductory Outline of the Progress of Improvement in Ventilation. By Elisha Harris, M.D., late Physician in Chief of the N. Y., Quarantine Hospitals, etc., etc. 1 vol. 8vo., containing about 100 diagrams col. and plain. $2 00.
“We know of no book where in so brief a space, the best means of airing, warming, and lighting buildings are so clearly set forth, as in that we have just described.”—Cincinnati Gazette.
SMITH (LIEUT. R. S.). A MANUAL OF TOPOGRAPHICAL DRAWING.
By Lieut. R. S. Smith, U. S. Army, Professor of Drawing in the U. S. Military Academy, West Point. 1 vol. 8vo., plates, cloth. $1 50.
“We regard the work as a choice addition to the library of science and art, and one that has long been needed by the Professor.”—R. 12. Journal.
SMITH (LIEUT. R. S.). MANUAL OF LINEAR PERSPECTIVE. Perspective of Form, Shade, Shadow and Reflection. 1 vol. 8vo. Plates. $1 50.
“We do not remember to have seen a more complete and popular treatise on the subject.”—R. 18. Journal.
SMEE. ELEMENTS OF ELECTRO-METALLURGY.
Revised, corrected, and considerably enlarged. Illustrated with Electrotypes and numerous wood-cuts. 1 vol. 12mo. $1 25.
WEISSEN BORN (G.) AMERICAN ENGINEERING. Illustrated by large and detached Engravings, embracing various branches of Mechanical Art, Stationary. Marine, and Locomotive Engines, Manufacturing Machinery, Printing Presses, Tools, Grist, Steam, Saw, and Rolling Mills, Iron Buildings, &c., of the newest and most approved construction. To be issued in numbers. Price per No. 81 00.