MILTON. Paradise Lost. London: 1669.
Lot 6236
MILTON, JOHN. 1608-1674. Paradise Lost. A Poem in Ten Books. London: S. Simmons, 1669.
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MILTON. Paradise Lost. London: 1669.
Lot Details
MILTON, JOHN. 1608-1674.
Paradise Lost. A Poem in Ten Books. London: S. Simmons, 1669.
Small 4to (181 x 127 mm). [pi]1 A4 a4 A-Tt4 Vv2. Lacking A1 (blank) following cancel title. Woodcut headpieces and initials, text within rule. Early 20th century blue morocco by Adams, gilt spine titles, t.e.g. Staining to title and scattered throughout, upper cover detached.
Provenance: Bernardine Murphy (bookplate).

FIRST EDITION, 7th title page as described in Wither to Prior, with 1669 imprint, Helder listed as seller on title page with no comma following his name, "Angel" in roman type, with printer's note to the reader at head of A2. Pforzheimer 716; Wither to Prior 603.
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