[Ruskin, John] Salsette and Elephanta: a Prize Poem, Recited in the Theatre, Oxford; June 12, 1839, John Ruskin.

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[Ruskin, John] Salsette and Elephanta: a Prize Poem, Recited in the Theatre, Oxford; June 12, 1839,

Oxford: J. Vincent, 1839.

First edition. 12mo. Original printed wrappers with publisher logo on title page. 20pp. Numbered "24" in ink manuscript at head of title page, faint spotting to final three leaves, seems to be without outside cover wrappers, though placed in single sheet protective wrappers. Very Scarce. The author's first book: at his third attempt, Ruskin won the Newdigate Prize with this poem, beating Arthur Hugh Clough. who came in second. Very good.

Price: $850.00   Item #4891

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