Hunter Firing at a Bird Flushed by Dogs

Book title: The poetical works of John Milton, v.1

Milton, John.

The Poetical Works of John Milton. London, Tilt and Bogue, Fleet Street, 1843.

Illustrated. 2 vols., 8vo, contemporary green morocco, gilt edges.

A fore-edge painting appears on each volume both being sporting scenes. That on Vol. I is a picture of a hunter in the act of firing at a bird flushed by his dogs and the one on Vol. II depicts a fox hunting scene showing mounted hunters and dog on the trail of the quarry. Fore edge Paintings of sporting subjects are quite scarce.

I. Title.

Fore-edge/fanned to the right