Milton's L'allegro and Il Penseroso / illustrated with etchings on steel by Birket Foster

Milton, John (1608-1674). Foster, Myles Birket (1825-1899)

Published by London : W. Kent & Co. (late D. Bogue), 1859
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Very good copy in contemporary full aniline calf. Gilt-titled leather label to spine, with gilt decorations and raised bands. Minor loss to the middle band. Blind-tooled borders and decorations to panels, with an elaborate gilt title to front panel. All edges red. Marble endpapers. Previous owner's signature after ffep. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat dulled and rubbed as with age. Corners sharp with an overall tight, bright and clean impression. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 24 pages; Physical desc. : [2], 24 leaves : illus ; 28 cm. Subjects: Milton, John, 1608-1674 - Illustrations. English poetry - 17th century. Title page in red and black. 24 numbered stiff-card leaves with a protective page-guard between each leaf. Each leaf features an etching accompanied with lines of verse in red text. Referenced by: Stevens, D. H. Reference guide to Milton 502. 2 Kg. Bookseller Inventory # 181764

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Title: Milton's L'allegro and Il Penseroso / ...

Publisher: London : W. Kent & Co. (late D. Bogue)

Publication Date: 1859

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1859 Edition.

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