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John Milton
1926 2vol Paradise Lost and Poems John Milton Nonesuch Press William Blake Ge...
London: The Nonesuch Press, 1926. Click here to see our other books! Paradise Lost [With] Miscellaneous Poems, Paradise Regain'd & Samson Agonistes John Milton 1926 The Nonesuch Press : London 10" by 6" 358; 283pp SUMMARY A fine, limited edition set of John Milton's poetry. Beautifully illustrated, with engravings by William Blake. Geoffrey Keynes' copy, who selected the plates to this work. First Edition,Illustrated,Limited Edition,Pleasing Copy,Signed Overall Condition: Near Fine This book weighs 2 KG when packed UK Postage: £ 3.99 US Postage: £ 22.99 EU Postage: £ 16.99 European Postage: £ 17.99 Asia Postage: £ 22.99 Worldwide Postage: £ 28.99 DESCRIPTION First edition thus, the first edition of Milton's poems published together as a collected work with Blake's fantastic illustrations. Volume I contains Paradise Lost. Volume II contains Miscellaneous Poems, Paradise Regain'd & Samson Agonistes. The pictures to this volume have been selected by noted scholar and bibliographer, Geoffrey Keynes. With 53 plates after William Blake. Limited edition, one of 1450 copies of this work printed. This set is numbered 1269 of 1450 copies, with Geoffrey Keynes' signature to the limitation page of the Paradise Regain'd volume. The Nonesuch Press specialised in limited edition and private press. They were founded by Francis Meynell, his second wife Vera Mendel and their friend David Garnett. Their aspiration was for their publications to be aligned with the same aesthetic standards as the private press movement. They were unusual as they used a small Albion press to design the books, bu … [Click Below for Full Description]
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