1884 Rare Victorian Book ~ The Poetical Works of John Milton. The Paradise Lost, Paradise Regained, etc. Illustrated.
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Author: Milton, John.
Title: The Poetical Works of John Milton Reprinted From the Original Edition and Containing Numerous Explanatory Notes with Memoir by David Masson. Illustrated.
Publisher: Chicago and New York, Belford, Clarke & Co., 1884. (The Arundel Poets).
Language: Text in English.
Size: 8 "X 5 ".
Pages: li-627 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good Victorian decorated full cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. All edges gilt.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, and clean - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the nice frontispiece and the 5 full-page illustrations by Gustave Dore.
The book: Nice and attractive Victorian illustrated edition of Milton's Poems including The Paradise Lost and Paradise Regained illustrated by Gustave Dore.
The author: John Milton (9 December 1608 – 8 November 1674) was an English poet, polemicist, man of letters, and civil servant for the Commonwealth of England under Oliver Cromwell. He wrote at a time of religious flux and political upheaval and is best known for his epic poem Paradise Lost (1667), written in blank verse.
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