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Milton's Poetical Works with Life, Critical Dissertation, and Explanatory Notes By the Rev. George Gilfillan

by Milton, John

Condition: Near Fine/No Jacket as Issued

Edinburgh: James Nichol, 1853. No Edition Stated . Three Quarter Rust Morocco. Near Fine/No Jacket as Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Two volumes, top edge gilt, spines have three raised bands; top panel has the title and volume number, the middle (largest panel) has a gilt border and floral design, the bottom (very small) panel has gilt ruling; minor rubbing, end pages including title have light foxing.

Multi-volume Set

  • Bookseller: Michael Carroll Dooling, Rare Books & Manuscripts, LLC US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 000951
  • Title: Milton's Poetical Works with Life, Critical Dissertation, and Explanatory Notes By the Rev. George Gilfillan
  • Author: Milton, John
  • Format/binding: Three Quarter Rust Morocco
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket as Issued
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: No Edition Stated
  • Publisher: James Nichol
  • Place: Edinburgh
  • Date published: 1853
  • Keywords: Milton, John Milton, George Gillfillan, Leather Bindings, Leather Sets
  • Bookseller catalogs: Leather Bindings;
  • Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall


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top edge gilt
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Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye.(see also Goatsk...[more]
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