by MILTON, John | LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB | BLAKE, William, artist |
1954. Bound Dos-À-DosIllustrated by William BlakeMILTON, John. L'Allegro [and] Il Penseroso. With the Paintings by William Blake. Together with a note upon the Poems by W.P. Trent. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1954.Limited to 1,500 copies, this being no. 1456Large octavo (10 x 7 inches; 254 x 177 mm.). 90 pp. Illustrated with twelve monochrome plates by William Blake.Publisher's dos-à-dos full green buckram, covers and spine lettered in gilt, marbled end-papers. A fine copy housed in the publisher's green cardboard slipcase, lettered in black on spine.L'Allegro (The Happy Man) and Il Penseroso (The Serious Man) are Pastoral Poems which depict the contrasting thoughts of a happy man and a serious man.Limited Editions Club Bibliography, 246. (Inventory #: 03664)
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