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MILTON, John (1608-1674). Paradise Lost. A Poem in Ten Books. London: S. Simmons, 1669.

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MILTON, John (1608-1674). Paradise Lost. A Poem in Ten Books. London: S. Simmons, 1669.

4° (183 x 160mm). (Some light dampstaining and light marginal soiling, N4 with loss of corner not affecting text.) Later blue morocco gilt, gilt turn-ins, g.e. (some fading, extremities rubbed, small dent in upper cover). Provenance: unidentified notes in three late 17th-century hands (on verso of title-page); A. Fox (ownership inscription on title-page and at end, dated 1773); Edward Vernon Atterson (leather armorial bookplate); Robert, Marquess of Crewe (armorial bookplate).

FIRST EDITION, Amory third issue; This title-page not in Wing, which erroneously lists four separate issues or editions; fifth title-page, Pforzheimer 718; 5th issue, Shawcross 302 (Lowndes's seventh title-page, Lowndes 1558).
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