John Milton Poetry Collection Paradise Lost 1911 fine Leather BookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 20th Century Books, Leather Books, Poetry Collections, John Milton).
The Poetical Works of John Milton, With Introduction by David Masson.
Published 1911, London by MacMillan and Co, Ltd.
625 pages. Text in English. Stamped binding by Oliver and Boyd.
Period 1/2 leather period, raised bands, gilt title lettering, top edge gilt, deckled edges.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition. Early owners name in ink to blank fly leaf.
Binding gently age worn, remains overall clean, tight, attractive as an object.
Text block paper is gently toned, internally still well preserved, tight, sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. Book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail and our best attempt to convey how this fine early 20th century leather book survives.
Book Measures c. 7 3/4" H x 5 1/2" W.