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    [John Milton]. The Poetical Works of John Milton. London: 1794-7. First Boydell edition, extra illustrated.

    More Information: [John Milton]. The Poetical Works of John Milton. With a Life of the Author, by William Hayley. London: Printed by W. Bulmer and Co., Shakespeare Printing Office, for John and Josiah Boydell, and George Nicol, 1794-7. First Boydell edition, extra illustrated. Three volumes, folio. [6], cxxxiii, [3], 213, [1, blank]; [4], 286; [4], 300 pages. Forty-one total inserted engraved plates: ten in first volume; sixteen in second; fifteen in third. Fairly contemporary half green morocco with marbled paper-covered boards; front and back stamped with blind double-rule at edges of morocco; spine stamped in gilt with five raised bands. Marbled endpapers. All edges trimmed; top edge gilt. Edge and hinge wear to bindings; corners bumped; some panels of morocco darkened, particularly at spines; paper faded, rubbed. Edges of text block browned. Offsetting from morocco onto free endpapers. Some page edges frayed; occasional foxing throughout; several repaired tears at page edges; offsetting, sometimes heavy, to pages facing plates. With armorial bookplate of "Isaacus Norris" tipped to all front pastedowns. Good. From the Illustrated Book Collection of David Salinas.

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