The Poetical Works Of John Milton.




William P. Nimmo, 14 King William Street, Strand; and Edinburgh.





Item Description

8vo. 4.5 x 6.5 inches. xxxvii + [iii] + 440 pp. + 16 pp. publisher's catalogue. All text within borders. Bound in embossed cloth with gilt and black titles and decorations. All edges gilt. A little wear to extremities and front hinge starting to crack; otherwise a very good copy. Printed label of George W. Banton on front pastedown and the name stamped on rear pastedown and free endpaper and 1883 gift inscription on verso of first free endpaper. Illustrated by engraved title (Edinburgh: W. P. Nimmo), portrait frontispiece and by 10 plates. Decorated by title page vignette. The Edinburgh publisher, William P. Nimmo, published several editions of Milton from the 1860s. Includes the Life of John Milton by J. M. Ross. John Merry Ross (1833-83) was a Scottish author, specialising in poetry and a schoolteacher in Edinburgh.

[Stock No. 26950]

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