The Paradise Lost of Milton. With Illustrations by John Martin.
London: Printed for Henry Washbourne, 1853. Large 8vo, (viii), 373, (3) pp, bound without the half title. 24 fine mezzotint plates with tissue guards, light damp stain to the outer edge of many of the plates, later signature to title page, marbled endpapers. Contemporary tree calf with a small scuff to the upper cover, a.e.g., neatly rebacked with black morocco labels. Arguably the finest illustrations ever made for Milton's poem. First published thus 1827. Item #40104