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MILTON, John (1608-1674). Paradise Regained, A Poem, In IV Books, To which is added Samson Agonistes. London: J. M. for John Starkey, 1671.

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MILTON, John (1608-1674). Paradise Regained, A Poem, In IV Books, To which is added Samson Agonistes. London: J. M. for John Starkey, 1671.

8° (172 x 106mm). (Trimmed affecting some catchwords and line numbers.) Later blue morocco gilt in panels, gilt turn-ins, gilt edges, some slight soiling, extremities slightly rubbed). Provenance: Robert, Marquess of Crewe (armorial bookplate).

FIRST EDITION, 2nd issue. Lowndes 1561; Wing M 2158; Shawcross 309.
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This lot corresponds to Shawcross's second state of the first edition and is Wing M-2152 and not as stated in the catalogue.
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