John Milton. Paradise Lost. Dore plates.
Peter Fenelon Collier Publisher, New York
Edited, with notes by Robert Vaughan, DD.
Lithographic folio plates by Gustave Dore
Hardcover bound in a brown embossed cardboard spine and heavy end boards with both covers and the spine decorated with gilt motifs and borders. First edition, first printing in near Fine condition. A Limited Edition with Gustave Dore detailed illustrations. Decorated endpapers, hubbed spine and Original end papers with marble pattern. This beautiful book is about 9 3/8 by 6 1/4″. Internally in very good condition. No foxing.
Published by London and New York: Cassell, Peter, and Galpin, [circa 1880s], 1880,
originally published 1866.
Edges are browned, not gilt.