John Milton: IN POPULO ANGLICANO, contra Claudii anonymi, alias Salmasii, Defensionem Regiam
Second Edition, 1652; London, Du Gardianis (Leyden, Elzevir?); 276 +(7) +2 blanks. Woodcut title device; 12mo; a tall copy (274 x 76.2 mm.); full original unscuffed vellum with lettered spine; t.p. and first few leaves slightly browned in the upper margin, but overall a tight clean copy of this important work in exceptionally fine state with the bookplates of John William Burns of Kilmahew, and Milton scholar Merritt Y. Hughes. 1652.