COMUS, a masque. presented at Ludlow Castle 1634....with notes and…

COMUS, a masque. presented at Ludlow Castle 1634....with notes and critical and explanatory by various commentators, and with preliminary illustrations...by Henry John Todd... by MILTON, John < >

COMUS, a masque. presented at Ludlow Castle 1634....with notes and critical and explanatory by various commentators, and with preliminary illustrations...by Henry John Todd...

Canturbury: W. Bristow, for Rivingtons, W. Clarke, Fletcher & Co., and J. Deighton, 1798. pp xxi,[3],62,[2];199. With the half-title leaf. Contemporary calf, spine lettered and decorated in gilt, sprinkled page edges. Cracked front joint neatly repaired, now sound; Browing from binding to margins of endpapers and binder's fly leaf front and rear; VG otherwise, text clean, tight, fine. Armorial bookplate at front of Sir Abraham Hume, Bart. with ink name at top of Lady Amelia Hume. Both Sir Abraham and Amelia Egerton Hume were keen cultivators of roses. Their friend Joshua Reyolds painted her portrait. The first major variorum edition, containing the first bibliography of the work (pp 193-99). A scarce book.

Book ID: 49741
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