Mr. John Milton's Character of the Long Parliament and Assembly of Divines. : In MDCXLI. : Omitted in his other works, and never before printed, and very seasonable for these times..
- Milton, John, 1608-1674., Brome, Henry, bookseller., Turnbull, Alexander, 1868-1918. former owner., Zaehnsdorf (Firm) binder.
Engraved vignette on t.p.
Coleridge, K.A. Milton, 11
English short title catalogue, r12881
Wing (2nd ed.), M2098
binding Digital image. Wellington, N.Z. : National Library of New Zealand, 2006
Alexander Turnbull Library copy exhibited ; REng MIL 1681 MrJo (343595) copy 2 : Simple to Sumptuous: Bookbindings 1450 to the Present. 5 April - 19 July 2008
Copy 1. Binding: black crushed morocco, upper and lower covers gold tooled to a fanfare design, the central oval compartment containing one of the armorial devices of Alexander Turnbull, spine gold tooled, gold tooled edges and turn-ins, blue silk doublures, top text edge gilt, fore-edge and bottom edge untrimmed. Spine title: Character of the Long Parliament. Binder's stamp: "Bound by Zaehnsdorf 1907." Blind stamp on lower pastedown. Text printed on watermarked paper. Provenance: bookplate of Alex H. Turnbull. Acc. 343594.
Copy 2. Binding: 1/2 brown morocco, blind tooled, marbled nonpareil paper boards, spine stamped with title in gold, marbled nonpareil endpapers. Text printed on watermarked paper. Spine title: Milton on the Long Parliament &c. Acc. 343595.
Copy 3. Binding: dark blue crushed morocco, upper and lower covers gold tooled with quadruple fillet, stamped in gold with one of the armorial devices of Alexander Turnbull, spine gold tooled, raised spine bands, gold tooled edges and decorated turn-ins, blue silk doublures, text edges gilt. Text printed on paper watermarked with the arms of France and Navarre, papermaker "Conar." Binder's stamp "Bound by Zaehsnsdorf." Blind stamp on lower pastedown. Spine title: John Milton's Character of the Long Parliament. Provenance: bookplate of Alex H. Turnbull. Acc. 343596.
Alexander Turnbull Library Rare Book copy 4. Additional copy specific details available on request from Curator, Rare Books and Fine Printing. Binding: green goatskin, gold-tooled turnins. Binder's gold stamp on turnin "Club Bindery 1899". Provenance: on upper pastedown: red circular leather bookplate "Ex libris Hannah D. Rabinowitz", and pictorial bookplate "Ex libris E.D. Church"; purchased by the ATL from G. William Stuart Jr. in 1974. Acc. 352416.
Digital image available: bookbinding, Alexander Turnbull Library Rare Book copy 1. Details available on request from Curator, Rare Books and Fine Printing.
The Alexander Turnbull Library copy 2 is bound with: The readie & easie way to establish a free commonwealth, and the excellence therof compar'd with the inconveniences and dangers of readmitting kingship in this nation. / The author J.M. London, : Printed by T.N., 1660.
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- Other Titles
- Character of the Long Parliament and Assembly of Divines in MDCXLI; Character of the Long Parliament and Assembly of Divines in 1641
- London: : Printed for Henry Brome, at the Gun at the West-end of St. Pauls, 1681.
- , 11,  p. ; 21-22 cm. (4to)
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