The Poetical Works of Mr John Milton. John MILTON.
The Poetical Works of Mr John Milton

The Poetical Works of Mr John Milton

London: Printed for Jacob Tonson, at Shakespeare's Head in the Strand, 1720. Complete in two volumes : Quarto : pp. (12) 590 (13); (8) 527 (1, blank) : cream endpapers : portrait frontis of Milton to both volumes (G. Vertue sculp.), and numerous elaborate head- and tailpieces and historiated initials : contemporary calf boards with gilt tooled edges : five raised bands to spines : red leather title panels and green leather volume panels lettered in gilt : foliated gilt decorations to the other panels : vol. two with armorial bookplate to front paste-down.

Front joint of volume one is cracking and volume two starting at the head; ghost of bookplate to front paste down of volume one; occasional foxmarks; some offsetting from the engravings; (Vol. I) vertical tear to tail of p.129 (vol I), small chip to fore-edge of p.367, open tear to lower corner of p.377, pp. 344 and 449 mispaginated; (Vol. II) small open chip to head of p. 177; p 509 mispaginated. Item #2375

Price: $3,000.00

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