Milton's Paradise lost, with the life of the author to which is prefixed the celebrated critique by Saml Johnson LL.D.
- Milton, John, 1608-1674., Stuart, G. William, Jr. former owner., Tod, J. Kennedy. former owner.
The titlepage is engraved.
With a list of subscribers.
'Sketch of the life and writings of John Milton' is by the Rev. John Evans.
The plates published by T. Heptinstall are dated 1799-1800.
Coleridge, K.A. Milton, 150
English short title catalogue, T134617
Microfilm. Woodbridge, CT Research Publications, Inc., 1985. 1 reel ; 35mm. (The Eighteenth Century ; reel 1190, no. 01).
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2003. (Eighteenth century collections online). Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.
Fore-edge painting Digital image. Wellington, N.Z. : National Library of New Zealand.
Digital image available: fore-edge painting, Alexander Turnbull Library Rare Book copy. Details available on request from Curator, Rare Books and Fine Printing.
Alexander Turnbull Library SPC copy 1. Copy specific details available on request from Curator, Special Printed Collections. Binding: calf, decorated in Etruscan border style, spine tinted green, gold tooled with black spine label. Text edges gilt, with a concealed fore-edge water-colour painting of a large country house in a landscape, under the gold. Bound by Edwards of Halifax. Provenance: purple flyleaf stamp and inscription of J. Halliday ; inscription " Innis Arden House, 1st January 1912, To our friend Rev. BJ Chamberlain DD In Souvenir of a delightful sojourn ... here from the J.K. To[d]. Accompanied by slip with Milton poem. Purchased by the ATL from G. William Stuart in 1974. Acc. 352533.
Alexander Turnbull Library SPC copy 2. Copy specific details available on request from Curator, Special Printed Collections. Binding: mottled calf, gold tooled, marbled endpapers, black spine label. Upper cover loose. Provenance: bookplate of Alex H. Turnbull on upper pastedown. Acc. 401448.
Digital image available: fore-edge painting, volume 1, Alexander Turnbull Library Rare Book copy. Details available on request from Curator, Rare Books and Fine Printing.
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- London : printed by C. Whittingham, Dean Street, Fetter Lane, for T. Heptinstall No. 304 Holborn. And sold by H. D. Symonds, Paternoster Row; J. H. Hookham Bond Street; J.J. Black Leadenhall Street; R.H. Wesley Strand; and all the principal booksellers in England, Scotland, Ireland, & America, 1799 [i.e. 1800]
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