1835 The Poetical Works of John Milton
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Fine Binding, First Edition, Illustrated, Leather Binding, Signed Binding
In half signed morocco bindings by Root & Sons.
English bibliographer and genealogist Sir Samuel Egerton Brydges's edition of Milton's works, including his 1667 blank verse epic, 'Paradise Lost'.
Illustrated with a frontispiece and title page, illustrated by English Romantic painter and watercolourist J. M. W. Turner, to each volume. Collated, complete.
With the inscription of Rosamond Jay, 1914, to a front blank of each volume.
A wonderful set of the works of this towering figure of English literature, a poet with an enduring legacy, described by Thomas Carlyle as 'the moral king of English literature'.
In half morocco signed bindings, with gilt detailing to back strips and cloth covered boards. Externally, lovely. A touch of rubbing to joints. Inscriptions to a front blank of each volume. Internally, firmly bound. Spotting to frontispieces and engraved title pages, with pages otherwise generally clean and bright.
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