Paradise Lost and Paradise Regain'd [NUMBERED AND SIGNED BY THE ILLUSTRATOR]: Milton, John; ... Paradise Lost and Paradise Regain'd [NUMBERED AND SIGNED BY THE ILLUSTRATOR]: Milton, John; ... Paradise Lost and Paradise Regain'd [NUMBERED AND SIGNED BY THE ILLUSTRATOR]: Milton, John; ...

Paradise Lost and Paradise Regain'd [NUMBERED AND SIGNED BY THE ILLUSTRATOR]

Milton, John; William Rose Benét (Introduction by); Carlotta Petrina (Illustrations by)

Published by Printed for the Members of The Limited Editions Club by John Henry Nash, San Francisco, 1936
Condition: g to vg Soft cover

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1/1,500. Folio. XIII, [3], 441, [3]pp. Original half cloth over marbled paper covered boards, with title laid on spine. Limitation page numbered and signed by Carlotta Petrina. This striking edition of John Milton's epic poems is splendidly illustrated throughout with 16 b/w illustrations by Carlotta Petrina (12 for "Paradise Lost," and 4 for "Paradise Regain'd") and contains an introduction by William Rose Benét.* One of 1,500 copies, of which this is No. 1480. Minor shelfwear. Head of spine slightly rubbed. Moderate age-toning along paper margin. Binding in overall good to good+, interior in good+ to very good condition. * William Rose Benét (1886-1950) was an American poet, writer, and editor. He was the older brother of Stephen Vincent Benét. He was educated at The Albany Academy in Albany, NY and at Sheffield Scientific School of Yale University, graduating with a PhB in 1907. At Yale, he edited and contributed light verse to campus humor magazine The Yale Record. He began the Saturday Review of Literature in 1924 and continued to edit and write for it until his death.Today he is perhaps best known as the author of "The Skater of Ghost Lake," a poem frequently assigned in American schools for its use of onomatopoeia and rhythm as well as its tone of dark mystery. Bookseller Inventory # 38377

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Title: Paradise Lost and Paradise Regain'd [...

Publisher: Printed for the Members of The Limited Editions Club by John Henry Nash, San Francisco

Publication Date: 1936

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:g to vg

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: Limited edition.

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