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    The Doves Press Dante

    [The Doves Press]. John Milton. Two Doves Press First Editions, including: Paradise Lost. Hammersmith: The Doves Press, 1902. First edition, one of 300 copies printed on paper in red and black by T. J. Cobden-Sanderson & Emery Walker at the Doves Press. Small quarto. 387 pages plus colophon. Full limp vellum by the Doves Bindery with gilt spine titles (stamp-signed at the bottom of the rear pastedown). Numerous small abrasions to the binding near the spine. Minor edge wear and dust-soiling to binding. Small ink ownership signature to front free endpaper. Near fine. Four-page Doves Press "List of Books" laid in, advertising this Milton and the Doves Bible among other books. [and:] Paradise Regained. A Poem in IV Books to Which are Added Simon Agonistes & Poems... Hammersmith: The Doves Press, 1905. First edition, one of 300 copies printed on paper in red and black by T. J. Cobden-Sanderson & Emery Walker at the Doves Press. Small quarto. 344 pages. Full limp vellum by the Doves Bindery with gilt spine titles (stamp-signed at the bottom of the rear pastedown). Numerous small abrasions to the binding near the spine. Minor edge and spine wear and dust-soiling to binding. Light bumping to corners. Near fine.

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    October, 2010
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