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      Sale 2438 | Lot 158
      Price Realized: $22,500With Buyer's Premium
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      • Sale 2438 Lot 158

        MILTON, JOHN. Paradise Lost. [171] (of [172]) leaves; lacks initial blank. 4to, 173x126 mm, old leather, recased, endpapers renewed; margins trimmed without text loss though touching top rule border on a few leaves, contents generally clean, title apparently supplied from another copy with single tiny wormhole at top, bottom edge slightly shaved, and fore edge reinforced on verso. London: Peter Parker, Robert Boulter, and Matthias Walker, 1668

        Estimate $6,000 - 9,000

        first edition. Amory's issue 1a of the title, in the state with "Books." on line 5. Shawcross 297; Wing M2138; Hugh Amory, "Things Unattempted Yet," The Book Collector, Spring 1983, page 63.


        Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $22,500

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