Oct 27, 2022 - Sale 2619

Sale 2619 - Lot 197

Price Realized: $ 4,680
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
MILTON, JOHN. Paradise Lost. A Poem in Twelve Books. [Bound with:] Paradise Regain'd [and] Samson Agonistes. Engraved portrait frontispiece of Milton by William Faithorne signed R. White, 12 engraved plates, 6 pp. subscriber's list. Folio, 19th century full calf, front cover detached, corner repaired, few scuffs, covers ruled in blind with grape leaf ornaments at the corners, morocco lettering piece; two ownership signatures to title-page. The first illustrated edition and the first in folio of Milton's great work; one of three variants published in the same year. Pforzheimer 720; Wing M2147. London: Printed by Miles Flesher, for Jacob Tonson, 1688