Whistler v. Ruskin Art & Art Critics
Whistler, J.A. MacNeill
Price: 395.00 USD
London: Chatto & Windus, 1878. 17 pages. 20 x 15 cm. Spelling of Whistler's last name as per title page. Whistler sued Ruskin for a a critical comment made on one of his paintings. The jury reached a verdict in favor of Whistler with a nominal award of a farthing. The libel suit further imperiled Whistler's financial resources. Spine stitching intact, covers separated, housed in fine gray chemise in matching fine slipcase with leather spine label printed in gilt. Chemise book label of Kenneth A. Lohf.