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Paradise lost : a poem in twelve books / the author John Milton.

Author/Creator:
Milton, John, 1608-1674.
Publication:
London : Printed for J. and H. Richter ... by T. Spilsbury and Son ..., MDCCXCIV [1794]
Format/Description:
Book
2 v. ([8], 169, [4], 172-252, [4], 256-493, [1] p., [14] leaves of plates): ill., port. ; 31 cm.
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reet esin ced, ThWh (3) 1794 (R)
Form/Genre:
Subscription lists -- England -- London -- 18th century.
Place of Publication:
England London.
Notes:
Signatures: [A]⁴ B1 C-F⁴ G² H1 I⁴-O⁴ P1 Q-T⁴ U1 X1 Y-2C⁴ 2D² *2D1 2E1 2F-2K⁴ 2L1 2M-2P⁴ 2Q⁴(2Q3+chi1) 2R1 2S-2U⁴ 2X² 2Y1 2Z1 3A-3C⁴ 3D² 3E1 3F1 3G⁴-3M⁴ 3N² 3O1 3P-3U⁴ 3X1 3Y-4C⁴ 4D1 4E-4G⁴ 4H².
"[F]irst appearance of twelve stipple-engraved illustration plates and twelve circular vignette illustrations engraved by John Richter after drawings by his son, Henry Richter, one for each book, variously dated 1794, 1795, and 1796"--Wickenheiser.
Engraved dedication to the Prince of Wales by John and Henry Richter.
Subscription list among preliminaries.
Local notes:
Milton Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries by Joseph A. Wittreich in honor of Stuart A. Curran.
Penn Libraries copy bound in 1 vol.
Penn Libraries copy has armorial bookplate of J.P. Brown Westhead on front pastedown; small paper label with blue printed decoration and ms. number ("66") from verso of front free endpaper; ms. inscription ("No 35") on first blank leaf.
Penn Provenance:
Curran, Stuart A. (honoree)
Wittreich, Joseph Anthony (donor)
Brown-Westhead, J. P. (Joshua Proctor), 1807-1877
Penn Chronology:
1794
Cited in:
ESTC N473412
Wickenheiser, R.J. Collection of John Milton, p. 215-216 (no. 779)
Contributor:
Spilsbury, Thomas, d. 1795, printer.
Stuart Curran-Joseph Wittreich Milton Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
2611579