Category: Children's / Illustrated

THE PARADISE LOST OF JOHN MILTON Stock code: 12601

Publisher:

London: Charles Tilt. 1833

Description:

Publisher's original maroon morocco with gilt illustration to the upper and lower board, the titles in gilt to the spine. All edges gilt, gilt inner dentelles. Large 8vo. Illustrated with 24 tissue guarded mezzotint plates by John Milton. A handsome volume, the binding square and firm with a little rubbing and bumping at the extremities. The contents are complete with some spotting and the odd finger mark to the margins and a single short closed tear to edge of one of text pages. There is a small previous owner's name and date to the top right corner of the front free endpaper. An attractive and early printing of "without doubt one of the most significant series of British book illustrations ever to have been produced" [Campbell, John: Martin, Visionary Printmaker].

Price:

£750.00