Milton’s L’Allegro and Il Penseroso illustrated with etchings on steel by Birket Foster

Milton, John; Foster, Birket


Place Published: b&w etchings
Date Published: 1860
Illustrator: b&w etchings
Size: large 8vo

Two often-paired pastoral poems of Milton, L’Allegro and Il Penseroso, accompanied by etchings on steel by Birket Foster; each page is heavy card stock consisting of text and etchings in harmony, all with tissue-guards; boards with ornate blind-stamped borders, and ornate gilt title device to front, gilt titling to spine; all edges gilt; heavy foxing to prelims and some pages throughout, general scattered foxing, tissue-guards with tanning/offset from plates; boards fairly heavily rubbed, and with some edgewear.

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