Paradise lost : a poem in XII books / the author John Milton.

Paradise lost : a poem in XII books / the author John Milton.
Milton, John, 1608-1674., Cobden-Sanderson, T. J. (Thomas James), 1840-1922. printer., Walker, Emery, 1851-1933, printer., Gage-Cole, Harry, 1877-1943, printer., Mason, J. H. (John Henry), 1875-1951, compositor., Johnston, Edward, 1872-1944, calligrapher, Hewitt, Graily, 1864-1952, calligrapher, Batchelor, J. (Joseph), papermaker., Quaritch, Bernard, 1819-1899. bookseller., Hornby, Charles Harry St. John, 1867-1946, former owner., Doves Press, printer., Doves Bindery. binder.

"Printed by T.J. Cobden-Sanderson & Emery Walker at The Doves Press and finished 3 June 1902. Compositor: J.H. Mason. Pressmen: H. Gage-Cole, J. Ryan, T. Waller, A. Beaumont. Penmen: Edward Johnston, Grayley Hewitt. Sold at the Doves Press."--Colophon.

Caption title (p.16) and individual book titles printed in red; caption title on p.16 cut in wood by C.E. Keates; handwritten initials by Johnston and Graily. Cf. Tidcombe.

300 copies printed on paper and 25 on vellum; three vellum copies have capital initials in gold; in black and red. Cf. Tomkinson.

Text printed on Batchelor laid pattern paper, watermarked with two doves, CS and EW.

Binding: limp vellum, spine stamped in gilt.

Tidcombe, M. Doves Press, DP5

Tomkinson, G.S. Modern presses, p. 54

Red and black caption title, p.16. Digital image. Wellington, N.Z. : National Library of New Zealand.

Alexander Turnbull Library SPC copy exhibited ; RPr DOVES MILTON 1902 (130799) : Collecting Pandemonium: John Milton at the Alexander Turnbull Library, 1 December 2008 - 14 March 2009

The Alexander Turnbull Library SPC copy has binder's stamp on lower pastedown: "The Doves Bindery". Provenance: pictorial bookplate: C.H. St. John Hornby, motto: Les hommes sont meschants mais leurs livres sont bons. Purchased in Dec. 1947 from Bernard Quaritch (cf. Alexander Turnbull Library Purchase Book Apr. 1944, 20 Dec. 1951, q MS-0040). Acc. 130799.

Digital image available: red and black caption title, Alexander Turnbull Library SPC copy, p.16. Details on request from Curator, Special Printed Collections.

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Digital Collection = Kohinga Matihiko 81268192800002836 Alma Collection

Hammersmith : Doves Press, MDCCCCII [1902]
386, [2] p. (page [2] blank) ; 24 cm.
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