Milton's Paradise lost; Illustrated by Gustave Doré. Edited with notes and a life of Milton by Robert Vaughan. John Milton, Robert Vaughan, Gustave Doré.
Milton's Paradise lost; Illustrated by Gustave Doré. Edited with notes and a life of Milton by Robert Vaughan
Milton's Paradise lost; Illustrated by Gustave Doré. Edited with notes and a life of Milton by Robert Vaughan
Milton's Paradise lost; Illustrated by Gustave Doré. Edited with notes and a life of Milton by Robert Vaughan

Milton's Paradise lost; Illustrated by Gustave Doré. Edited with notes and a life of Milton by Robert Vaughan

London, New York: Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co, [1874]. [Second edition]. Hardcover. Folio in full leather (calf) ornamental blind-stamped and gilted boards; raised bands to spine, AEG; frontis, xii, 329 pages, 50 full-page b&w plates (Doré illustrations); 33 cm. With a 62-page introduction by Vaughan. Leather boards expertlly restained, frontis tissue loose and laid in, a few small spots of soiling to outer margins of a few pages. Faint traces of finger indentation from page-turning to outer margin of several leaves. Overall a very attractive, tight near fine to near fine(-) copy. Uncommon thus in such a handsome full leather custom 19th century binding. Name of "Ella J. Stewart" stamped in gilt to front board. Item #86483

A lovely leather folio edition, with a unique binding. *** A heavy book, weighing over 10lbs before packing. Shipping at cost plus insurance. Please inquire. Photos upon request. ***.

Price: $1,500.00

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