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Milman, H.H
The Fall of Jerusalem
London: John Murray, 1820. THE FALL OF JERUSALEM: A DRAMATIC POEM. H.H. MILMAN. Published by John Murray, London. 1820. Fore-edge painting. New edition, published in the same year as the first printing. Bound by: B. S. Scott Carlisle. An attractive contemporary blue straight-grain morocco, gilt lines and blind tooling on the covers with gilt lines on the spine raised bands and small centre tool, all edges gilt. The binding is slightly sunned, otherwise in very good condition. Contemporary binding and marble ends with the book-binders ticket. Very minor foxing to no foxing on the most part, clean crisp text beautifully printed with wide margins. A very fine fore-edge painting of 'The Duke Buccleuch's Villa, Richmond'. Probably taken from this steel engraved print, entitled: 'Seat of Duke of the Buccleuch Richmond'. The River Thames, London, and now part of the Terrace & Buccleuch gardens. Drawn by Tombleson, engraved by S. Lacey, and published by Tombleson, London, circa 1840 for "Eighty Picturesque Views on the Thames and Medway". The painting appears to be from the nineteenth century- the hand that identifies the scene in manuscript at the front appears to be from ca. 1840. The volume contains a dramatic epic of the catastrophic destruction of the Second Jewish temple, taking as its theme the siege of rebellious Jerusalem, which fell to the Roman forces in the year 70AD. An ordained minister and Dean of St. Paul's, Milman (1791-1868) is best known for his scholarly achievements. He translated Sanskrit poetry, and wrote several important works of religious history, includin … [Click Below for Full Description]
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