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The poetical works of John Milton : reprinted from the best editions with biographical notice, etc.

Author/Creator:
Milton, John, 1608-1674.
Standardized Title:
Poems
Other Title:
Milton's poems
Publication:
New York : Thomas Y. Crowell & Co., [ca. 1892]
Series:
[Crowell's poets]
Format/Description:
Book
562 p. ; 20 cm.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York.
Contents:
Sketch of the life of John Milton
Paradise lost
Paradise regained
Samson Agonistes
Poems on several occasions
Comus
Poems on several occasions
Sonnets
Psalms
Latin poems. Poemata ; Elegiarum liber ; Epigrammatum liber ; Sylvarum liber.
Notes:
Date of publication conjectured by Wickenheiser.
Series statement from advertising matter bound in at end of Milton Collection copy 1.
Local notes:
Milton Collection copies 1 & 2 presented to the Penn Libraries by Joseph A. Wittreich in honor of Stuart A. Curran.
Penn Libraries copy 1: spine damaged.
Penn Libraries copy 1 has [28] p. of publisher's advertisements bound in at end of volume, including descriptions of "the various and attractive styles of binding in which the numerous editions of this well-known series [i.e. Crowell's poets] are now published ..."; 1 folded sheet ([4] p. ; 21 cm.) of advertisements headed "Select List of Books Published by T.C. & E.C. Jack" (ca. 1909) laid in.
Penn Libraries copy 2 bound in original publisher's decorated brown cloth ("Wild-Rose Edition", according to publisher's advertisement); brief title stamped in gold on upper board and at head of spine; publisher's name stamped in gold at foot of spine; all edges gilt; laid paper copy.
Penn Provenance:
Curran, Stuart A. (honoree) (Milton Collection copy 1 & 2)
Wittreich, Joseph Anthony (donor) (Milton Collection copy 1 & 2)
Penn Chronology:
1892 (ca.)
Cited in:
Wickenheiser, R.J. Collection of John Milton, p. 601 (no. 2384)
Contributor:
Stuart Curran-Joseph Wittreich Milton Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
52754959
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