Large gift book design; 10" x 12". Solid, near very good example w/scarce cover design. maroonish brown (cloth) boards, moderate corner, edge wear, discoloration. Ornately decorated cover embossed in gilt, silver and black. Dramatically portrays a crisp, golden Adam running from Paradise while angels surround-apparently pleading for him to stay, w/shining star above. A serpent-like dragon coils around oversized "P". pages are unmarked with light tanning and occasional spotting. gilt to outside of page edges. Binding is tight with front hinge just beginning to crack. Cover has some scuff and soiling. rear free end page only has some teeth marks along upper edge. spine heel and crown and corners have wear. oversize and overweight. All mailings will require extra shipping expense. Please expect the request. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Milton's Paradise Lost Illustrated by ...
Publisher: Henry Altemus
Binding: Embossed Cloth Hardcover
Illustrator: Gustave Dore
Book Condition: Good
Edition: Special Edition
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