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Lot 0083
  • Book Title: Paradise Lost
  • Author: John Milton
  • Illustrations: Includes engravings from 1688 edition
  • Publisher: The Franklin Library, PA
  • Date: 1981
  • Limited edition
  • Part of the "100 Greatest Books of All Time" series
  • Red leather binding with gilt design

    John Milton was an 17th century English poet best known for his epic poem Paradise Lost (1667), written in blank verse, which earned him his reputation as one of the greatest English poets of his time. The poem addresses the Fall of Man, and Adam and Eve's expulsion from the Garden of Eden.

  • Book Title: Songs of Innocence and of Experience
  • Author: William Blake
  • Illustrator: 54 plates by William Blake
  • Publisher: The Franklin Library, PA
  • Date: 1980
  • Limited edition
  • Part of the "100 Greatest Books of All Time" series
  • Brown leather binding with gilt design

    William Blake was an English poet, painter, and printmaker considered a seminal figure in the poetry and visual arts of the Romantic Age. The Songs of Innocence and of Experience is an illustrated collection of poems by Blake exploring childlike innocence and and the loss of childhood vitality through experience.

  • Book Title: The Flowers of Evil
  • Author: Charles Baudelaire
  • Illustrator: Eugene Karlin
  • Publisher: The Franklin Library, PA
  • Date: 1977
  • Limited edition
  • Part of the "100 Greatest Books of All Time" series
  • Brown leather binding with gilt design

    Charles Baudelaire was a French poet during the 19th century. "The Flowers of Evil" is his most famous work and it expresses the transient nature of beauty during a time of industrialization in Paris. Baudelaire is credited with coining the term "modernity".

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    Lot of 3 Poetry Classics: Milton, Blake, Baudelaire

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