Five Centuries of Book Illustration (1988, p. 63); Wing M2147; Hofer, Baroque Book Illustration 16. " /> MILTON, JOHN. Paradise Lost... The Fourth edition, adorn'd with Sculptures. London: Miles Flesher for Jacob Tonson, 1688. Engraved portrait frontispiece by R. White and 12 engraved plates by M. Burghers (or Burgess) and P.P. Bouche after J.B. Medina, B. Lens and others. <I>Folio, modern half calf, some text and plate margins soiled and frayed (some chipping), one plate torn and repaired (patched on verso).</I> First Illustrated and First Folio Edition. "The earliest serious effort to illustrate an important work of English poetry"--Hodnett, <I>Five Centuries of Book Illustration</I> (1988, p. 63); Wing M2147; Hofer, <I>Baroque Book Illustration</I> 16. | Christie's