Comus, a mask.

Comus, a mask.
Milton, John, 1608-1674., Ashbee, C. R. (Charles Robert), 1863-1942., Savage, Reginald. ill., Edward Arnold (Publishers), Samuel Buckley & Co., Essex House Press, printer.

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Written by John Milton

"Printed under the care of C.R. Ashbee, at the Essex House Press, with a wood block frontispiece by Reginald Savage ... Published in England by Edward Arnold ... and in America by Samuel Buckley & Co. ... New York ... 150 copies only, and all on vellum"--Colophon.

Hand-coloured frontispiece (woodcut) and printer's device, (p. [1], 3rd set), hand-colored initial letters in red and gold, text printed in black and blue, colophon text "Reginald Savage" hand-lettered in red on painted white background.

The eighth of the great poems series. Cf. Tomkinson.

Binding: vellum, blindstamped with rose blossom and letters "Soul is form," spine stamped in gilt, hand-sewn, pages protected by loose sheets of glassine paper.

Tomkinson, G.S. Modern presses, p. 73

frontispiece and p.1 Digital image. Wellington, N.Z. : National Library of New Zealand.

Alexander Turnbull Library copy exhibited ; RPr ESSEX MILT 1901 (115729) copy 1 : Collecting Pandemonium: John Milton at the Alexander Turnbull Library, 1 December 2008 - 14 March 2009

The Alexander Turnbull Library SPC copy 1. Provenance: bookplate of Alex H. Turnbull. Copy no. 50. Acc. 115729.

The Alexander Turnbull Library SPC copy 2. Provenance: transferred from the ATL General Collection, 2008. Copy no. 77. Acc. 366058.

Digital image available: frontispiece and p.1, Alexander Turnbull Library SPC copy 1. Details on request from Curator, Special Printed Collections.

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Other Titles
Milton's Comus
[London] England : E. Arnold ; New York : S. Buckley & Co., A.D.MDCCCCI [1901]
[4], 47, [1] p. (pages [1-3], 1st set, are blank) ; 20 cm.
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