books & manuscripts
Printed for John Baskerville for J. and R. Tonson
International shipping available
Customs duties and taxes may apply.
Ships from: Maryland, United States
Taxes not included
VAT and other taxes are not reflected in the listed pricing. Read more
We guarantee the authenticity of this item.
First Baskerville Edition copy of Milton's best-known work with distinguished provenance.
Arabella Graham-Clarke was the aunt of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, a well-known English poet of the Victorian era.
Originally issued in one volume, this copy was bound in two volumes to make space for interleaving. All volumes paginated continuously as issued, with the addition of one blank leaf per printed leaf for note-taking. Wickenheiser 691.
Cracking to leather on spines.
Rubbing to boards and leather on corners.
Small chunk of head of spine and braided headband missing from Volume I.
Bookplate to front pastedown in both volumes.
Age toning and light, scattered foxing throughout interior pages.
Handwritten notes from Arabella Graham-Clarke present between pages 2-43 in Volume I.
Conditions of Business
Please note that the cancellation right for EU/UK purchasers applies to this item. Please read Condition 19 of the Buy Now Marketplace Conditions of Business for buyers for more information. Read more here.