Milton's Poetical Works - miniature book from 1900
Miniature Victorian Leatherbound copy of Milton's Poetical Works from 1900
Oxford University Press 1900. Burgundy leather with gilt embossing and decoration to inside edge. Gilt edges pages. Only four inches tall. Charming handwritten inscription inside from 1902, Jesus College, Oxford.
Printed by Horace Hart whose life was rather beautiful and tragic if you care to look him up: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Horace_Hart
This would make the most stunning stocking filler for a poetry enthusiast.
Condition: Some chipping and wear to leather at spine. Inside boards coming away a little but still holding together well. 0.75mm corner of first page missing (blank page). Overall excellent for a 120 year old book!
Dimensions: 7.5" x 5"