Engravings

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Engravings / Illustrations

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Engraving from the Lusiads

Engravings / Illustrations

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Happy Halloween!

Engravings / Illustrations

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Belated #Halloween greetings. An #engraving by Paul Fourdrinier from the twelfth edition of #paradiselost by John #Milton.
I think #satan took this trick or treat thing a bit far. Although I do like his costume. The Roman Muscle Cuirass, classic.
In all seriousness, these engravings for Paradise lost are fantastic. I know the @foliosociety currently have an edition in stock featuring the incredible mezzotints of John Martin and of course there are many featuring Blake's work; but for me, Fourdrinier's illustrations in a compact 18th/19th century binding are perfection. More here: http://www.aj-scruffles.co.uk/books/?b=003351 #books #rarebooks #bookstagram #antiques #antiquebooks #antiquarianbooks #booksofinstagram #booklover #booklovers #reading #bookish #bookaddict #bibliophile #igbooks #booknerd #devil #illustration #poem #poetry

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