The Poetical Works.
A New Edition, Carefully Revised, From the Text of Thomas Newton. To which is Prefixed a Biographical Notice. With Illustrations by William Harvey. Fourth Edition.London: George Routledge and Co., 1857 Stock Code: 145336
A handsomely bound Victorian illustrated edition, with elegant gauffred edges, of Milton's poetry.
Duodecimo (160 x 98 mm). Elegant prize binding in contemporary red morocco, titles in gilt with blind decorative tooling and ruling to spine, boards elegantly tooled in blind, marbled endpapers, gauffered gilt edges.
Engraved frontispiece and 7 plates.
Contemporary ink prize inscription to binder's first blank. Spine sunned, discreet colour restoration, the binding otherwise sound, very occasional light spotting to contents, a couple of creases to corners, ele internally fresh; an attractive copy.
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