Bibliotheca Pretiosa; Being an Unusually Choice Collection of Books and Manuscripts ... Including Incunabula, Rare Editions of Early English Classics ... Works in Art & Architecture ... and Early Manuscripts on Vellum ...

Bibliotheca Pretiosa; Being an Unusually Choice Collection of Books and Manuscripts ... Including Incunabula, Rare Editions of Early English Classics ... Works in Art & Architecture ... and Early Manuscripts on Vellum ... : The Whole

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...crushed olive morocco, t. e. g. (wanting portrait, but FINE corr), 5. 5s S. Simmons, I678 Milton's widow received for this edition 5. 'in full payment for all my rights, title, or interest '; while 17. was the whole amount to pcet from pubbsher for the first 3 editions..'ll1('S and backs, centre-pieces, g. e., 8. 8s ffacob Tonson, 1749-52 This copy has 15 fine portraits of the author ADDED, at different ages, and by various artists, including a CRAYON DRAWING signed 'Sir Tho! Lawrence.' BAsRERvILI.E's BEAUTIFUL EDITION; also, PARADISE REGAINED, with Samson Agonistes, and Poems on Several Occasions, from the text of THOMAS NI=: w'roN, D.D.; printed in large type, 2 vols. roy. 8vo., LARGE PAPER; old russia gilt, g. e., by C. LEWIS (onejoint cracked), (, '5. 5s Birmingham, I760 314----ANOTHER LARGE PAPER Corr, 2 vols. roy. 8vo. bcaultfully bound in. 2_mtemp0rnr_z/ red morocco super-cttra, richly tooled sides and lacks (very choice copies), Io. ms 314 LE PARADIS PERDU, Poeme: Edition en ANGLAIS et en FRANcAIs par N. F. DUPRE DE ST. MAUR; with 12 full-page plates, printed in colours, after F. SCHALL (PROOFS BEFORE LETTERS), 2 vols. roy. 4to., LARGE PAPER; contemporary mottled cal/'gilt, g. e., 8. 8s Defer de Maisonneuve, I792 Sought after now as a fine early example of printing in colours. Milton's Calvinistic mythology, stripped of its poetic splendour, looks nakedly pagan in its French prose, an effect far from lessened by the illustrations. FIRST EDITION; sm. 8vo. handsomely l-ound in crushed olive Levant morocco, g. e., by J. CLARKE (a. very fine and beautifully clean copy throughout); see illustration SEVENTH EDITION, corrected, with POEMS upon SEVERAL...show more

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  • Paperback | 86 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 168g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236853156
  • 9781236853158