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wider sea a life of John Ruskin /John Dixon Hunt.. -- by John Dixon Hunt

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Published by Viking, 1982. in New York .
Written in English


  • Ruskin, John, -- 1819-1900 -- Biography,
  • Authors, English -- 19th century -- Biography

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Edition Notes

xvi, 512 p., [16] leaves of plates : ill. Includes bibliographical references and index.

ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19234291M

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