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Antique The Queen of the Air book by John Ruskin

$100.00

Rare antique The Queen of the Air book by John Ruskin. This is a stunning edition from Hurst & Company with a deep red, green, and orange floral cover and spine. 

The book covers the study of Greek myths of storm and cloud and is broken up into the following sections:

I. ATHENA CHALINITIS.
(Athena in the Heavens.)
Lecture on the Greek myths of Storm, given (partly) in University
College, London, March 9, 1869.

II. ATHENA KERAMITIS.
(Athena in the Earth.)
Study, supplementary to the preceding lecture, of the supposed and actual
relations of Athena to the vital force in material organism.

III. ATHENA ERGANE.
(Athena in the Heart.)
Various notes relating to the Conception of Athena as the Directress of
the Imagination and Will. 

There is no publish date on this book, but it was likely published in the late 1800s/early 1900s. There is some wear and discoloration on the cover, pages, and spine due to age. There is a little cracking of the spine and back cover, but all pages are in tact. Book measures about 6" x 4.2".