Milton's Comus Being the Bridgewater Manuscript With Notes and a Short Family Memoir
first editionfull brown crusted morocco, elaborately decorated and tooled in browns, black, blind and gilt, spine with raised bands and extra
by [MILTON John] . EGERTON Lady Alix
London: J. M. Dent & Sons Limited, 1910. First edition. full brown crusted morocco, elaborately decorated and tooled in browns, black, blind and gilt, spine with raised bands and extra gilt, top edges gilt, inner gilt dentelles, silk moiree endpapers, by Riviere. Spine a trifle faded to lighter brown, else fine. Bookplate. Quarto. Illustrated with eight photogravures and three facsimile manuscript pages This edition is from the Bridgewater manuscript, written on the occasion of one of the political appointments of the Earl of Bridgewater. The masque was first acted by the earl's children. In addition notes and a memoir by a member of the Bridgewater family, Lady Alix.
(Inventory #: 33679)
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