1835 Milton’s Works Volume I – Life of Milton etc Full leather Egerton Brydges Editor



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Handsome volume, the first of six. This one contains the “Life of Milton” with a great deal of detail on his work and his approach to it.

Edited by Sir Egerton Brydges, Bart
Illustration by J M W Turner
John Macrone, London 1835

Full tan calf with gilt tooled decorated border to covers front and blind tooled dentelles to overlaps
Six raised bands to spine with black panels for titles and volume
Marbled paste-downs/endpapers
Frontis engraved portrait of Milton with enraving of the “mastering of the warrior angels” to opposite half title
Marbled all edges – top edge tinted

Approx 4.25″ x 6.5″
303 pages

Good condition – minor bumps/scuffs to leather boards, more so at corners/spine – spine strip a little rubbed/scuffed – small split at top of spine at hinge with front cover – small typed ownership label to inside front cover – No further inscriptions. Some light tanning/foxing to frontis and half title – very little further foxing here and there but binding tight and pages otherwise clean


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