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The Poetical Works...with a Life of the Author and Illustrations by  John Milton - Hardcover - 1908 - from marilyn braiterman rare books (SKU: 004528)

The Poetical Works...with a Life of the Author and Illustrations

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The Poetical Works...with a Life of the Author and Illustrations

by Milton, John

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Boston: R.H. Hinckley, 1908. Four volumes. Large 8vo, incised full tan pigskin with elaborate floral motif on covers and spine in the publisher's deluxe binding in an Arts and Crafts style. One of 555 copies. Fore edges of uncut leaves tanned else fine. Title page and decorations by W. A. Dwiggins printed in sepia. Sixteen plates adapted from John Flaxman. Reference: Hutner, The Merrymount Press, 47:" The use of Mountjoy type is particularly effective here, and the impression on specially handmade paper is crisp and satisfying. The introductory texts to Milton's English and Latin verse are both invitingly readable.". Publisher's Deluxe Pigskin. Fine. Illus. by John Flaxman. Large 8vo.

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Bookseller
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Bookseller Inventory #
004528
Title
The Poetical Works...with a Life of the Author and Illustrations
Author
Milton, John
Illustrator
John Flaxman
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
R.H. Hinckley
Place of Publication
Boston
Date published
1908
Keywords
W. A. Dwiggins, Dwiggins, Merrymount Press, Updike, D. B. Updike, Bindings, Publisher's Binding, Daniel Berkeley Updike
Size
Large 8vo
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