07-20-2018 07-20-2018
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3117B Boston
July 20, 2018 12:00PMCalender
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Milton, John (1608-1674) Paradise Regain'd. A Poem in IV Books. To which is added Samson Agonistes.

$4,305$3,500
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3117B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 20, 2018 12:00PM

Description:

Milton, John (1608-1674) Paradise Regain'd. A Poem in IV Books. To which is added Samson Agonistes. London: Printed by J.M. for John Starkey at the Mitre in Fleetstreet, near Temple-Bar, 1671. First edition of both works, second issue of first work, with "loth" on page 67 correctly printed; two parts in one volume, octavo, license leaf present, bound in contemporary speckled boards, very neatly rebacked, with a good label, contents good, contemporary ownership inscriptions to ffep with an early purchase price noted, ex libris George Goyder, with his bookplate on ffep, and small engraved bookplate with the slogan "Quod Vult Valden Vult," likely from the Mansel family, 7 x 4 1/2 in.

[pi]2, B-O8, P4.
http://estc.bl.uk/R299
Estimate $5,000-7,000


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Keywords

George Goyder, John Starkey, London