Proserpina: Studies of Wayside flowers while the air was yet pure among the Alps, and in the Scotland and England which my Father knew. (Parts 1-9 in Original 9 Volumes)
Published by George Allen in Sunnyside, Orpington 1875-1885
FIRST EDITIONS 9 Parts in original paper wraps. 8vo. (approx. 23 x 14.5cm) softbacks with original printed paper covers. Also a loose 4pp. list of Works by Ruskin. Each part has 48pp. (Parts 1-6 287pp., Parts 7-9 162pp.) with tissue-guarded full page plates (11 over the 9 parts) and line drawings within the text. Occasional offsetting from engraved plates to tissue-guards. Occasional light foxing, heavier to front cover of Part I. Light soiling to some covers (please see photos) and light edgewear with a few small closed tears. Overall a GOOD+ SET of these rare First Edition Parts in paper wraps.