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  • Approach of the Archangel Michael, by John Martin

    Approach of the Archangel Michael, by John Martin

    Stock No. 5335PS

    Mezzotint on steel with etching and drypoint for Paradise Lost, book 11 line 226.  Image 195 x 277 mm., sheet about 276 x 376 mm.  First published by Septimus Prowett, 1825-1827.  This example is from the last printing of the large plates, with re-engraving, published by Sampson Low in 1866.  Printed on heavy wove, in very good, clean state.

    £140.00
  • Bridge over Chaos, by John Martin

    Bridge over Chaos, by John Martin

    Stock No. 5304PS

    Mezzotint on steel for Paradise Lost, book 10, lines 312-347.  Image 144 x 210 mm., sheet about 182 x 275 mm.  First published 1825-7.  A late printing with some re-engraving of the small version of Martin’s plate, probably from one of the Washbourne editions, 1849-58 (see article).  The most sought-after of Martin’s plates for Milton, but the depth and subtle variations of blackness are as usual largely lost in this late impression.  A couple of light scratches lower left.  Some creasing and damage to foot of sheet, and right-hand edge terminates at platemark.

     

    £72.00
  • Creation of Light, by John Martin

    Creation of Light, by John Martin

    Stock No. 5300PS

    Mezzotint on steel for Paradise Lost, book 5, line 308.  Image 137 x 200 mm., sheet about 183 x 283 mm.  First published 1825-7.  A late printing with some re-engraving of the small version of Martin’s plate, probably from one of the Washbourne editions, 1849-58 (see article).  A somewhat pale impression with some loss of depth.

    £72.00
  • Creation of Light, by John Martin

    Creation of Light, by John Martin

    Stock No. 5322PS

    Mezzotint for Paradise Lost, book 7 line 3397, dated 1825.  Fully lettered large plate print for the standard Imperial quarto edition published by Septimus Prowett in 1827.  Image 191 x 279 mm., sheet about 258 x 370 mm.   Professionally cleaned.  A very good example.

    £240.00
  • Eve at the Fountain, by John Martin

    Eve at the Fountain, by John Martin

    Stock No. 5293PS

    Mezzotint on steel with etching and drypoint for Paradise Lost, book 4, line 453.  Image 141 x 204 mm., sheet about 182 x 283 mm.  First published 1825-7.  A late printing with some re-engraving of the small version of Martin’s plate, probably from one of the Washbourne editions, 1849-58 (see article).  Plate in reasonable state for this date of publication.

     

    £84.00
  • Eve at the Fountain, by John Martin

    Eve at the Fountain, by John Martin

    Stock No. 5314PS

    Mezzotint with etching and drypoint for Paradise Lost, book 4 line 453, dated 1826.  Fully lettered large plate print for the standard Imperial quarto edition published by Septimus Prowett in 1827.  Image 197 x 276 mm., sheet about 258 x 370 mm.  A few light spots of foxing, and some faint speckling overall;  small library stamp verso.

    £192.00
  • Eve presenting the forbidden fruit to Adam, by John Martin

    Eve presenting the forbidden fruit to Adam, by John Martin

    Stock No. 5302PS

    Mezzotint on steel with etching for Paradise Lost, book 9, line 995.  Image 143 x 204 mm., sheet about 182 x 284 mm.  First published 1825-7.  A late printing with some re-engraving of the small version of Martin’s plate, probably from one of the Washbourne editions, 1849-58 (see article).  A good dark impression.

    £90.00
  • Eve presenting the forbidden fruit to Adam, by John Martin

    Eve presenting the forbidden fruit to Adam, by John Martin

    Stock No. 5234PS

    Mezzotint with etching for Paradise Lost, book 9 line 995.  Fully lettered large plate print for the standard Imperial quarto edition published by Septimus Prowett in 1827.  Image 190 x 280 mm., sheet about 258 x 370 mm.   Professionally cleaned.  A very good example.

    £192.00
  • Eve’s Dream – Satan aroused, by John Martin

    Eve’s Dream – Satan aroused, by John Martin

    Stock No. 5295PS

    Mezzotint on steel with etching for Paradise Lost, book 4, line 813.  Image 141 x 204 mm., sheet about 183 x 284 mm.  First published 1825-7.  A late printing with some re-engraving of the small version of Martin’s plate, probably from one of the Washbourne editions, 1849-58 (see article).  Dark, strong impression.

    £90.00
  • Eve’s Dream – Satan aroused, by John Martin

    Eve’s Dream – Satan aroused, by John Martin

    Stock No. 5317PS

    Mezzotint with etching for Paradise Lost, book 4 line 813, dated 1825.  Fully lettered large plate print for the standard Imperial quarto edition published by Septimus Prowett in 1827.  Image 202 x 285 mm., sheet about 258 x 370 mm.   A few spots of foxing in margins, some faint speckling;  small library stamp verso.

    £192.00
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