ON THE MORNING OF CHRIST'S NATIVITY, WILLIAM BLAKE, Milton 1st/1st 1923, Rare DJ
ON THE MORNING OF CHRIST'S NATIVITY — Milton's Hymn with Hitherto Unpublished Illustrations by WILLIAM BLAKE — First Edition, First Printing (Cambridge University Press), 1923 Hardcover with Scarce Dust Jacket
Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge (1923)
Rare, first edition, first printing of "On the Morning of Christ's Nativity" by John Milton, with the FIRST PUBLICATION of the included drawings by William Blake, from 1923. Includes its scarce dust jacket. The book is in overall excellent condition. The boards and binding are solid and tight. The hand-cut pages are crisp and clean with tape remains to the corners of the inside boards, and one very small brown spot on the last blank page. The uncut dust jacket is in very good condition, save for a professionally repaired tear to the bottom of the jacket's spine, chipping to front lower corner and tape remains spots to the inside flaps. A very rare and beautiful, first edition, first printing of John Milton's "On the Morning of Christ's Nativity" with the first publication of William Blake drawings for your collection.