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Stones of Ruskin

Bury, Stephen

Stones of Ruskin

Bucklandian geology in the early works of John Ruskin.

by Bury, Stephen

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Published by The Author in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ruskin, John, -- 1819-1900.,
  • Buckland, William.

  • Edition Notes

    Thesis - M.A., Birkbeck College, University of London, 1986.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination49p. :
    Number of Pages49
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21255058M


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