The Oxford Museum.
London. Smith, Elder and Co., 1859. 12mo, 18.8cm, first edition, 111,,4p., ads., engraved frontis, folding (floor) plan, and 1 full-page illustration, original blind decorated diamond grain cloth, gilt spine and cover titles, bookplate with deaccession stamp, very good to fine (scn). Item #41202
Includes a lecture to a meeting of the Architectural Societies on the progress of the construction of the Oxford Museum, and the merits of Gothic Architecture for its design. This is complemented by two letters addressed to Acland from John Ruskin respecting his hopes for the interior design of the Museum, based on the principles of the Gothic Revivalists. A list of art donors is provided in an Appendix.