MILTON, JOHN. 1608-1674.
Lot 6206
MILTON, JOHN. 1608-1674.
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MILTON, JOHN. 1608-1674.
Paradise Lost. A Poem in Twelve Books. London: Printed by Miles Flesher, for Jacob Tonson, 1688. A-B2, C-2X4, 2Y2-2Z2, 2a2. [4], 343, [1 blank], [6] pp. Illustrated with frontispiece portrait by R. White after Faithorne and 12 engraved plates chiefly after John Baptist Medina by Burgesse. Includes subscriber's list. Folio (378 x 230 mm). Modern mottled calf in antique style. Author portrait and pl. 12 with margins repaired, small marginal repair to pl. 5, tiny burn-hole in margin of title-page, mild edge-browning, early ownership initials ("RH") on title-page.

First illustrated edition, large-paper copy, fourth edition overall. Large-paper copy, with the grape cluster watermark. Wing M2147.
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