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C L Hawley

Literary criticism, history, theology, philosophy, classics, history of art and architecture, Yorkshire, Lancashire and also some children's books especially foreign language Ladybird books.

Ruskin and Bradford: An Experiment in Victorian Cultural History


Hardback. 407pp. A combined cultural and urban history of the Yorkshire woollen town and assessment of the Victorian artist and political thinker John Ruskin. Ruskin visited and lectured in the town, and the pre-Raphaelite and Victorian aesthetic is considered in local art and architecture. An unusual and innovative study casting new light on both Ruskin and Bradford. Small selection of black and white plates. Book is clean, square and tight. Dust wrapper is slightly sunned to spine with a small tear to lower edge.