Milton's Paradise Lost with illustrations by M. Gustave Doré

By: Milton, John with an introduction by Robert Vaughan D.D.

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B&W Illustrations; C1880's. This book is in Very Good condition and was likely issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some light bumping and rubbing to the spine ends and corners of the book covers. The spine ends have some chipping and there is some fraying to the spine ends and corners. The text pages are clean and bright. The endpapers have generalized toning. All Edges Gilt (AEG) though the gilding has dulled somewhat. "M. Gustave Doré.... Was born in Strasbourg on 6 January 1832. By age five, he was a prodigy troublemaker, playing pranks that were mature beyond his years. Seven years later, he began carving in cement. At the age of fifteen Doré began his career working as a caricaturist for the French paper Le Journal pour rire, and subsequently went on to win commissions to depict scenes from books by Rabelais..." "John Milton (9 December 1608 – 8 November 1674) was an English poet, polemicist, man of letters, and a civil servant for the Commonwealth of England under Oliver Cromwell...Milton's poetry and prose reflect deep personal convictions, a passion for freedom and self-determination, and the urgent issues and political turbulence of his day. Writing in English, Latin, Greek, and Italian, he achieved international renown within his lifetime..."

Title: Milton's Paradise Lost with illustrations by M. Gustave Doré

Author Name: Milton, John with an introduction by Robert Vaughan D.D.

Illustrator: Illustrated by M. Gustave Doré

Categories: Illustrated editions,

Edition: Trade Edition

Publisher: New York, Cassell Publishing Company: 1880

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: A37875

Keywords: Illustrated editions Robert Vaughan M. Gustave Dore Classic literature Poetry Religion Illustrated editions,