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Price Realized: $325 With Buyer's Premium Show Hammer Price
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Sale 2488 Lot 15
(BASKERVILLE PRESS.) Milton, John. Paradise Lost.  (of ), 416 pages; lacks initial blank * Paradise Regain'd.  (of ), lxix, , 3-390 pages; lacks initial blank. Together, 2 volumes. 8vo, 222x140 and 224x136 mm, uniform contemporary green-dyed vellum boards with morocco lettering pieces, spines faded, joints starting; mostly marginal foxing, stain on fore edges of first volume slightly showing internally on opening leaves. Bookplates of Francis John Hughes. Birmingham: John Baskerville for J. and R. Tonson in London, 1758; 1758
Estimate $300 - 500
first baskerville editions, octavo issue. Listed among the subscribers is "Benj. Franklin, Esq., Philadelphia." Gaskell 4, 5.Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $325