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THE PARADISE LOST. Of Milton. With illustrations by John Martin.
Henry Washbourne & Co. London. 1853 - REPRINT. Originally published in 1827. Large 4to. (13.3 X 10.8 inches). Beautifully Illustrated with Martin's 24 fine Mezzotint engravings, each with a tissue guard. Very good, firm impressions of the plates. A clean, bright copy in a recent fine leather binding. Full brown morocco. Spine with wide raised bands, each decorated with a gilt lattice design. The compartments ruled and decorated, with central floral sprays, in gilt. Red and green morocco label with gilt floral roll borders and lettering. Decorative floral gilt border to the boards. All edges gilt. Overall a lovely bright copy of this beautifully illustrated edition featuring Martin's powerful and atmospheric images. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Paul Foster-ABA.]
Last Found On: 2013-11-29           Check availability:      AbeBooks    


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