The Stones of Venice; Introductory Chapters and Local Indices (printed Separately) for the Use of Travellers While Staying in Venice and Verona
Treatise on architecture by John Ruskin. It was published [originally] in 1851-53. Ruskin wrote the work in order to apply to the architecture of Venice the general principles enunciated in his The Seven Lamps of Architecture. -- The Merriam-Webster Encyclopedia of Literature.
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