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|Milton, John; Vaughan, D.D., Robert (Editor, Notes)||Milton's Paradise Lost - with A Life of Milton (Gustave Dore Illustrated)|
|Publisher: Pollard & Moss, 1885|
47 John Street, New York: Pollard & Moss, 1885. Rare publisher and cover design for this title. 1887 at title page - scarcely dated example. Large, gift-book design - 10 1/2" x 13 1/4". Ornately decorated cover and spine embossed in crisp gilt and black on brown b.g.; dramatically portrays angel of God commanding serpent to depart while Lucifer glides overhead. Spine depicts Adam and Eve in garden of Eden w/angel above and serpent in tree. Frontispiece depicting man's fall from grace; tissue...
|MILTON, JOHN||Milton's Paradise Lost A Poem in Twelve Books with Notes, Etymological, Critical, Classical and Explanatory . . . by John Marchant. 2 vols in one as issued.|
|Publisher: R. Walker A very good copy. ESTC T133928, 1751|
Used. Engraved frontispiece, folding portrait plate, 12 engraved plates, some signed J. Lightbody, 746pp, continuous pagination. 12mo contemp. calf, spine with raised bands, maroon morocco spine label, upper joint split at head, wormhole at head of lower joint, A scarce edition which includes 'The Life of Mr. John Milton' by Elijah Fenton. This edition became the subject of a legal case, as the Tonson family claimed only they had the right to print Milton's work. (POETRY MILTON)
|R.G. Watkins Books and Prints|
|Milton, John [edited by Robert Vaughan] illustrated by Gustave Dore||Milton's Paradise Lost|
Publisher: Published by Cassell and Company, London, 1894
Used. , lxviii, 388 pages, with notes and life of Milton, 50 black and white plates, publisher's catalogue at rear , inscribed on half title page by Ella Church (friend and neighbour of G.K. Chesterton), floral patterned endpapers Popular Edition , bumped at corners and spine ends, spine slightly dulled, hinges weakened but holding well, just a few light spots at start of book otherwise internally clean and bright, book in very good condition , blue cloth with gilt and green decoration,... (LITERATURE ILLUSTRATED MILTON, JOHN [EDITED BY ROBERT VAUGHAN], MILTON'S PARADISE LOST, GUSTAVE DORE)