Item #2 The Poetical Works of John Milton (6 Volume Set). John. Sir Egerton Brydges Ed Milton.
The Poetical Works of John Milton (6 Volume Set)
The Poetical Works of John Milton (6 Volume Set)
The Poetical Works of John Milton (6 Volume Set)
The Poetical Works of John Milton (6 Volume Set)

The Poetical Works of John Milton (6 Volume Set)

London: John Macrone, 1835. J. M. W. Turner. First. Full blue calf, elaborately tooled in gilt on spines, gilt turn ins. A beautifully bound set of the works of seventeenth century poet and intellectual John Milton. The first edition of Milton's works to be edited by Sir Egerton Brudges. Full blue calf, elaborately tooled in gilt on spines, gilt turn ins. A fine set.English bibliographer and genealogist Sir Samuel Egerton Brydges's edition of Milton's works, including his 1667 blank verse epic, 'Paradise Lost'.Illustrated with a frontispiece and title page, illustrated by English Romantic painter and watercolourist J. M. W. Turner, to each volume. Collated, complete.With the inscription of Rosamond Jay, 1914, to a front blank of each volume.A wonderful set of the works of this towering figure of English literature, a poet with an enduring legacy, described by Thomas Carlyle as 'the moral king of English literature'. In half morocco signed bindings, with gilt detailing to back strips and cloth covered boards. Externally, lovely. A touch of rubbing to joints. Inscriptions to a front blank of each volume. Internally, firmly bound. Spotting to frontispieces and engraved title pages, with pages otherwise generally clean and bright. Near Fine. / Near Fine. Item #2

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