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Milton (John)


Published: Printed by John Baskerville for J. and R. Tonson in London, Birmingham, 1758

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2 volumes:

PARADISE LOST. A POEM, IN TWELVE BOOKS. The Author John Milton. From the Text of Thomas Newton, D.D. lxix, 416 pages.

PARADISE REGAIN’D. A POEM IN FOUR BOOKS. To which is added Samson Agonistes: and Poems upon Several Occasions. The Author John Milton. From the Text of Thomas Newton, D.D. 390 pages.

Uniformly bound in contemporary dark red straight grained morocco, gilt decorated borders on the upper and lower boards, spines gilt decorated in panels, two title labels missing and the two labels remaining are chipped, edges and corners rubbed, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. The text is lightly browned with some occasional foxing.

Gaskell (Philip) JOHN BASKERVILLE, A BIBLIOGRAPHY, new edition, 1973, pages 24 &25, nos. 4 (a) & 5 (a). Formula, contents and cancels agreeing. The first Baskerville printings of Milton’s works.

  • Binding Condition: Good
  • Overall Condition: Good
  • Size: 8vo (230 x 150 mm)
  • Sold By: Clarke's Africana & Rare Books
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