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Author: Milton, John
Title: The Paradise Lost of Milton, With Illustrations by John Martin
Place Published: London
Publisher:Charles Tilt
Date Published: 1833
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[viii], 373, [3] pp. Portrait frontispiece and 24 mezzotint plates by John Martin. (8vo) 26x17.5 cm (10¼x7") modern full red morocco, spine ruled and lettered in gilt, 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.

Condition
Spine sunned, front joint and hinge cracking; very good.
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Milton's Paradise Lost with John Martin Mezzotints

Estimate $400 - $700Mar 13, 2014
Starting Price $200
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