Amsterdam: 1698. First Edition Thus. Tall Quartos, 3 volumes; VG; bound in modern 3/4 dark green/brown calf, marbled boards; paneled spines with burgundy labels, gilt lettering, gilt tooling to all compartments; very mild wear; 442 pages, + 872 pages (continuous pagination with volume 1), 363 pages;
Engraved frontispiece portrait of Faithorne, half-title on verso of portrait, general title page in red and black, volume1 ; separate title pages for volumes 2 and three, each in black and white, variously dated 1694 to 1698, with title page of volume 3 reading "Joannis Miltoni Opera Omnia Latina...Amstelodami, Anno M.DC.XC.VIII,";
Wickenheiser 76, Wing M2087, Parker pages 1196-98, Coleridge 73, Kohler 519;
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First complete edition of Milton's prose, with first edition of John Toland's life in volume 1, also published separately the next year.;