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Manuscripts of John Ruskin

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MSS. Eng. misc. c. 269-70
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  1. (MS. Eng. misc. c. 269) Preface and notes for 'Rock Honeycomb', 1876, printed in The works of John Ruskin, ed. E. S. Cook and A. Wedderburn (London and New York, 1907), 99-320, 93 leaves, bound by Katherine Adams in red morocco, bookplate of Sara Anderson.
  2. (MS. Eng. misc. c. 270) Drafts and notes for lectures, 'The pleasures of England', delivered as Slade Professor of Fine Art at Oxford, 1884, printed in The works (1908), 413-520. Fols. 56a, 57, 58, 75v are in the hand of Sara Anderson, 83 leaves, bound by Katherine Adams in green morocco, the manuscript was at Brantwood in 1912.


  • Creation: 19th century


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Language of Materials

  • English

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Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. misc. c. 269, fols. 1-2]

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MSS. Eng. misc. c. 269-70

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 17318


Manuscripts of John Ruskin

Biographical / Historical

John Ruskin (1819-1900) was an art and social critic.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by A. W. Anderson in memory of Sara Anderson, 1943.

Manuscripts of John Ruskin
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Weston Library
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