POETICAL WORKS OF JOHN MILTON, illustr: Wm Hyde - 1904
THE POETICAL WORKS OF JOHN MILTON: ETCHINGS, MEZZOTINTS AND COPPER ENGRAVINGS
The Poetical Works of John Milton: Etchings, Mezzotints and Copper Engravings by William Hyde
by John Milton
with illustrations and design by William Hyde
Very scarce 1904 publication beautifully illustrated with 15 etchings, mezzotints and copper engravings including frontis. Each tissue guard comes with a pertinent quote. Text is set in two side by side columns, many paragraphs starting with illustrated initial letters. Includes Paradise Lost and Paradise Regained. 194 pages. 10.5" by 13.25".
First Edition Thus. Published by Astolat. London, UK. 1904.
Hardback is overall in GOOD condition.
- Green cloth boards feature gilt lettering on front and show surface scuffing, a light scratch to the front and a light stain to the back.
- Corners and spine head and tail are scuffed with small a smull white smudge to the spine center.
- Front pastedown bears three bookplates with a line citing their designer.
- Ffep has accordioned wth a split down most of the middle.
- Front hinge is split with play.
- Front endpaper shows moderate shading.
- The interior is in excellent condition with legible text on clean leafs.
- All plates are present and in excellent condition.
- The binding is pliant though secure.
- Paradise Lost and Paradise Regained show notes in the margins. Please see photos for examples.
- Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
AS IS! Please see photos. More photos available upon request.
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