(New York: [Printed in Great Britain at the Florence Press by R. & R. Clark of Edinburgh for] Brentano's, ). 229 x 152 mm. (9 x 6"). Two volumes. Prefaces by H. J. C. Grierson.
Bound in attractively gilt dark blue morocco for Brentano's, one volume skillfully rebacked, retaining the original backstrip, the other volume artfully rejointed, covers with double gilt ruled border, pretty cornerpieces of entwined vines terminating in leaves and flowers, raised bands, spines gilt in compartments featuring central floral ornaments and foliate cornerpieces, wide turn-ins with six gilt rules, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. Mostly UNOPENED. Spines slightly darkened, covers a little dulled from leather preservative, text a shade less than bright, but a sound and very pleasing copy of a well printed scholarly edition, the gilt decoration bright and attractive, and most of the text never having been read.
The very fine Florence Press edition of Milton's poems, in attractively gilt dark blue morocco for Brentano's, mostly unopened. (ST5969)
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PJP Catalog: ELIST5.034