# 30062

[MILTON, John]; BIRCH, Thomas

A complete collection of the historical, political, and miscellaneous works of John Milton :

$1,500.00 AUD

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correctly printed from the original editions. With an historical and critical account of the life and writings of the author; containing several original papers of his, never before published. London : A. Millar, 1738. Two volumes, folio, contemporary calf, ruled in gilt (scuffed, corners worn, joints cracked), spines in compartments with gilt rules, contrasting morocco title label (present on the first volume only), edges speckled red, frontispiece portrait of a bust of Milton by George Vertue after Jonathan Richardson, title pages printed in red and black, pp. [iv]; xcvii; [blank]; 628; [iv]; 617; [blank]; (24 – index), a very good set.

Collected edition of Milton’s works, largely edited by Birch, with several pieces not previously published.

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