Boston: R. H. Hinkley, 1908. Four volumes. Large octavo. Half natural pigskin and monastic style beveled wooden boards, raised bands, stamped in blind, t.e.g, others untrimmed. Sixteen illustrations. Usual tan offsetting to edges of endsheets from binding, a few minor rubs at spine extremities, otherwise a very nice set, near fine. One of 555 numbered sets, printed by D.B. Updike at the Merrymount Press on handmade paper. Life of Milton by John Mitford. The title-page rubrication, border illustrations and decorations are relatively early work by W. A. Dwiggins. The illustrations are adapted from Flaxman. The majority of sets are bound in full pigskin; the sets in these heavy beveled wooden boards are uncommon and not noted in Smith. SMITH 319. AGNER 08.01. (Inventory #: WRCLIT76201)
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