POEMS. J.R. COLLECTED 1850. LONDON: [SPOTTISWOODE AND SHAW], FOR PRIVATE CIRCULATION, 1850
8vo (169 x 111mm.), FIRST EDITION, ONE OF 50 COPIES, PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED BY JOHN RUSKIN SENIOR ("To Emma Edwardes: | From the Author's Father | with his kindest Regards. | 3 February 1851") on front endpaper, original green cloth decorated in blind and gilt, lyre on upper cover, all edges gilt, pale yellow endpapers, very minor spotting, lower cover very slightly damp-stained
Emma Edwardes, neé Grant [stepdaughter to John James Ruskin's physician, friend and neighbour, Dr George Grant], presentation inscription from the author's father
Wise and Smart 9; James Dearden, "The Production and Distribution of John Ruskin's Poems 1850"