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John Milton
Comus, A Mask by John Milton Ludlow Castle 1799 Printing T. Bensley London Book
London: T. Bensley, 1799. Considering the age of the book, it is in good condition. Covers intact with moderate wear to the edges and cracking to the cover folds. Interior Pages show moderate foxing and discoloration typical from age. The book is complete and contains 4 plate engravings. Absolutely lovely little book. "London: Printed by T. Bensley, Bolt Court, Fleet Street; for E.Harding, Pall Mall; and W. West, Paternoster Row. 1799" "Comus, A Mask: Presented at Ludlow Castle 1634, Before the Earl of Bridgewater, then President of Wales. By John Milton. To which are added, L'Allegro and Il Penseroso, and Mr. Warton's Account of the Origin of Comus." Inside the front cover is an early 20th century bookplate, Ex-Libris Joan Coste. From what I've researched, the binding is calf leather. *Note: T. Bensely = Thomas Bensley Considering the age of the book, it is in good condition. Covers intact with moderate wear to the edges and cracking to the cover folds, wear to the leather and loss to the gilt decoration on the spine. Interior Pages show moderate foxing and discoloration typical from age. The book is complete and contains 4 plate engravings. Measures approx. 4" x 6-3/8" x 5/8" All reasonable offer will be entertained! If you have any specific questions, feel free to ask and I'll do the best I can to answer.
Bookseller: antiquephotos [Holiday, Florida, US]
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