The Poetical Works of John Milton. With Life.
London: John Kendrick, 27 Ludgate Street, St. Pauls, MDCCCLIV (1854). Sm. thick 8vo, xxx, 658pp. With a frontispiece and 7 plates, including 4 after John Martin. Dedication page with color-printed floral garland and ink inscription To Frances / April 1860 preceding frontispiece. Original publishers full morocco stamped richly in gilt on covers and backstrip, all edges gilt, plain yellow coated endpapers, occasional browning, hinges just slightly cracking. A pleasant edition of Milton including a few very reduced prints after the famous John Martin illustrations, but notable for being in a very attractive publishers de luxe trade binding. Not noted by King, McLean, or Morris and Levin.
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