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Poems : l'Allegro, Il Penseroso, Comus, Lycidas and the complete minor poems / John Milton.

Author/Creator:
Milton, John, 1608-1674 author.
Standardized Title:
Poems. Selections
Publication:
Mount Vernon [N.Y.] : Peter Pauper Press, [1947]
Format/Description:
Book
91 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Subjects:
English poetry -- Early modern, 1500-1700.
Form/Genre:
Private press books (Printing)
Typefaces (Type evidence) -- Baskerville.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) Mount Vernon (Westchester County).
Contents:
L'Allegro
Il Penseroso
On the morning of Christ's nativity
Comus : a masque
Several sonnets
A paraphrase on Psalm CXIV
Psalm CXXXVI
On the death of a fair infant dying of a cough
At a vacation exercise in the college
Upon the circumcision
The Passion
On time
At a solemn music
On Shakespeare, 1630
On the university carrier
Another on the same
An epitaph on the Marchioness of Winchester
Arcades
Lycidas : a dirge.
Notes:
"The text of this edition follows that of Prof. David Masson. It has been set in the Baskerville types and printed on a specially-made Peter Pauper Press paper. The decorations are from engravings on Greek gems" -- Colophon.
Illustrated title page.
In slipcase.
Local notes:
Penn Special Collections copy 2 in slipcase.
Kislak Center Vilain-Wieck Collection of Private Presses copy purchased by the Penn Libraries in 2013.
Penn Provenance:
Frye, Roland M. (donor) (RBC copy 1)
Vilain, Jean-François, 1942- (donor) (Vilain-Wieck Collection copy)
Wieck, Roger S. (donor) (Vilain-Wieck Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1947
Cited in:
Donnelly & Dobkin, 401 (page112)
Contributor:
Masson, David, 1822-1907, editor.
Peter Pauper Press, publisher.
Jean-François Vilain and Roger S. Wieck Collection of Private Presses, Ephemera, & Related References (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
1219684
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