HORACE WALPOLE ON MILTON: a summary of his annotations on…

HORACE WALPOLE ON MILTON: a summary of his annotations on the work of Thomas Warton Concerning the poems of John Milton from the London edition of James Dodsley 1785

Edition: First Edition

Toronto: Privately Printed, 1953. Inscribed by Author; Quarto, red card covers. pp (xiv), 18, (8). Frontispiece from a drawing of Walpole by Sir Thomas Lawrence. Lacking the cover label, with a glue stain; corner creases, nicks to covers; VG otherwise. Inscribed by the author to the noted Canadian historian "To Edwin C. Guillet with an old friend's kind regards. W.C." There was a hardcover issue with a laid in printed sheet (not present here) which stated that "The annotated copy of Thomas Warton's book of Milton's poems (1785), on which this book is mongraph is based, was originally in the library of Horace Walpole at Strawberry Hill, Twickenham, and bore his bookplate. Later it became part of my collection, to be acquired finally by Dr. Wilmarth Sheldon Lewis, editor of the Yale edition of Walpole's correspondence." A photocopy of that sheet, plus a photocopy of the cover label, are laid in.Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.; Signed by Author

Book ID: 38427
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