1829 Rare Book ~ Paradise Lost, a Poem in Twelve Books by John Milton.
1829 Rare Book ~ Paradise Lost, a Poem in Twelve Books by John Milton.
1829 Rare Book ~ Paradise Lost, a Poem in Twelve Books by John Milton.
1829 Rare Book ~ Paradise Lost, a Poem in Twelve Books by John Milton.
1829 Rare Book ~ Paradise Lost, a Poem in Twelve Books by John Milton.
1829 Rare Book ~ Paradise Lost, a Poem in Twelve Books by John Milton.
1829 Rare Book ~ Paradise Lost, a Poem in Twelve Books by John Milton.
1829 Rare Book ~ Paradise Lost, a Poem in Twelve Books by John Milton.
1829 Rare Book ~ Paradise Lost, a Poem in Twelve Books by John Milton.
1829 Rare Book ~ Paradise Lost, a Poem in Twelve Books by John Milton.
1829 Rare Book ~ Paradise Lost, a Poem in Twelve Books by John Milton.
1829 Rare Book ~ Paradise Lost, a Poem in Twelve Books by John Milton.
1829 Rare Book ~ Paradise Lost, a Poem in Twelve Books by John Milton.
1829 Rare Book ~ Paradise Lost, a Poem in Twelve Books by John Milton.
1829 Rare Book ~ Paradise Lost, a Poem in Twelve Books by John Milton.
1829 Rare Book ~ Paradise Lost, a Poem in Twelve Books by John Milton.

1829 Rare Book ~ Paradise Lost, a Poem in Twelve Books by John Milton.

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Author: John Milton.
Title: Paradise Lost, a Poem in Twelve Books.
Publisher: Chiswick, Printed by C. Whittingham, Sold by Thomas Tegg, 1829.
Language: Text in English
Size:5" X 3.5".
Pages: 290 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good original gilt decorated full morocco leather binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. All edges marbled.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, and clean, some light foxing and staining - as shown, 1829 School Prize note on the second blank page - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the nice title vignette.

Estimate: (USD 300 - USD 400)

The book: "A rare 1829 edition of "Paradise Lost, a Poem in Twelve Books" by John Milton, printed by C. Whittingham and sold by Thomas Tegg. This edition of Milton's epic poem is notable for its attractive gilt-decorated full morocco leather binding and the inclusion of a title vignette. "Paradise Lost" is a cornerstone of English literature, known for its complex narrative, rich imagery, and theological themes.

The story in "Paradise Lost" is an epic exploration of the fall of man, depicting the biblical story of Adam and Eve, their temptation by Satan, and their expulsion from the Garden of Eden. Milton’s work is celebrated for its grandeur, its intricate verse, and its exploration of themes like free will, obedience, and the nature of good and evil."

The author: John Milton (1608–1674) was an English poet, polemicist, and civil servant for the Commonwealth of England. He is best known for "Paradise Lost," widely regarded as one of the greatest works of literature in English. Milton's work is characterized by its deep philosophical and political themes, and his mastery of blank verse has had a lasting impact on English poetry.


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