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    First Edition, First Issue of Paradise Regain'd and Samson Agonistes

    John Milton. Paradise Regain'd. A Poem in IV Books. To which is added Samson Agonistes. London: Printed by J. M. for John Starkey, 1671. Two volumes bound in one. First editions of both works, first issue of Paradise Regain'd (with "loth" incorrectly printed as "loah" on page 67). Small octavo. [iv], 111, [1, blank], 101, [1, Omissa], [1, Errata], [1, blank]. License leaf is present before general title. Bound in nineteenth-century half dark brown levant morocco over brown cloth boards, boards ruled in gilt, spine ruled, tooled, and lettered in gilt in compartments, five raised bands. Spine sunned and worn, joints worn, some edgewear to boards, text trimmed close, with some minor occasional loss (lower half of date on title-page is missing, a few other page numbers touched), some toning, occasional thumbsoiling to text. Bookplate of Robert Dearden and catalogue description affixed to front endleaves. Good.
    Wing M2152.


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    April, 2016
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