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The Poetical Works of John Milton, with Notes of Various Authors to Which are Added Illustrations, and Some Account of the Life and Writings of Milton by Rev. Henry J. Todd.
London: Printed for J Johnson et al. 1809 - Johnson, Baldwin et al., London, 1809. Full Leather. Good. Second Edition. 8vo - 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. One of the great Georgian Period publications on and of Milton, this contains the text as well as heavily annotated explanations of the text. This is the 1809 SECOND EDITION, and the first to be complete with 7 volumes instead of 6. The first volume is titled differently as SOME ACCOUNT OF THE LIFE AND WRITINGS OF JOHN MILTON, with about half being an INDEX. Full Leather respined some time ago marbled page edges and nicely decorated spines. Stated as illustrated, there are only a few illustrations within the set. The value in this series lies in the extensive scholarship. Internally with scattered stains/spotting, but overall clean and above average for this period. Condition Report Externally Respined with beautiful new spines Two labels Gilt titles and volume numbers Marbled page edges Boards a bit dry but contemporary, new spine joints thin but holding well Board edges brittle See above and photos Internally Clean and good for the period See photos [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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