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Description
Title: The Paradise Lost of Milton, with Illustrations by John Martin
Author: Milton, [John]
Description: [viii], 373. [2] pp. Illustrated with 24 mezzotint engravings by John Martin. (8vo) 26.5x17.8 cm. (10½x7"), period full straight-grain brown morocco, decorative borders in gilt and blind, all edges gilt. First Tilt printing of the John Martin edition.Milton's classic poem was first published with the striking illustrations by John Martin by Septimus Prowett in 1827 but was not a commercial success. Tilt enjoyed more success with his edition going through several printings.
Heading: zzcPlace Published: London
Publisher: Charles Tilt
Date Published: 1833
Condition
Extremities rubbed; some foxing, dampstain to plates at lower corner; very good.
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213: Paradise Lost with John Martin Illustrations 1833

Estimate $400 - $600Aug 02, 2012
Starting Price $200
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