Paradise regained : a poem / by John Milton ; with notes of various authors by Charles Dunster ...

Milton, John, 1608-1674.
London : Printed by Geo. Stafford ... and sold by R.H. Evans, ... T. Payne, ... J. Robson, ... J. Nicholls, ... Archer [in] Dublin and Layng [in] Edinburgh, [1800]
[4], iv, [1], iv-vi, [4], 280 p., [3] leaves of plates (1 fold.) : ill., map ; 28 cm. (4to)
R.T, Y.5. n:nt Chpe (3) 1800 (Q)
Place of Publication:
England London.
Date of publication supplied from ESTC.
"A reissue of the 1795 edition, printed for T. Cadell Jun. and W. Davies, with a different title page, an additional dedication leaf dated September 20, 1799, printed by John Nichols, and two leaves containing a letter signed C. D., i.e. Charles Dunster, dated April 12, 1800, printed by John Nichols."--ESTC.
Signatures: [A]⁴ [a]-b² B-T⁴ U⁴(-U3+'*U') X-2N⁴.
Plates: frontispiece illustration for Book I (Satan tempts Christ to turn stones into bread) signed: "S. Rosa Designt. T. Phillips fecit."; engraved title leaf; folded map entitled: "Map of places mentioned in the Paradise regained, chiefly from Orbis veteribus notus, of M. D'Anville" (with caption: "Published according to Act of Parliament, 9th March 1795, by Revd. C. Dunster.").
Preliminaries as follows: frontispiece, engraved title leaf, dedication of the 1795 ed. ("To the right honorable George, Earl of Egremont ..."), dedication dated 1799 ("To the Earl of Egremont."), preface (p. [i]-iv), letter signed C.D. (p. [1], iv-vi), divisional title leaf ("The first book of Paradise regained."), and "Argument of book I."
Local notes:
Milton Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries by Joseph A. Wittreich in honor of Stuart A. Curran.
Penn Libraries copy has letter-press title leaf from 1795 ed. bound in after frontispiece; it reads: Paradise regained, a poem, in four books, by John Milton. A new edition, with notes of various authors, by Charles Dunster, M.A. ... London: Printed for T. Cadell, Jun. and W. Davies, (successors to Mr. Cadell,) in the Strand. 1795.
Penn Libraries copy has preliminaries misbound as follows: frontispiece, letter-press title leaf (1795 ed.), dedication of the 1795 ed. ("To the right honorable George, Earl of Egremont ..."), preface (p. [i]-iv), dedication dated 1799 ("To the Earl of Egremont."), letter signed C.D. (p. [1], iv-vi), engraved title leaf (1800 ed.), divisional title leaf ("The first book of Paradise regained."), and "Argument of book I."
Penn Libraries copy has bookplate of Frank L. Hadley on front pastedown; bookseller's ms. notes in pencil on front pastedown.
Penn Libraries copy has 5 photocopy leaves reproducing 2 ms. letters of Charles Dunster laid in.
Penn Libraries copy: boards detached.
Penn Provenance:
Curran, Stuart A. (honoree)
Wittreich, Joseph Anthony (donor)
Hadley, Frank L. (bookplate)
Penn Chronology:
Cited in:
ESTC T134618
Dunster, Charles, 1750-1816.
Evans, R. H. (Robert Harding), 1778-1857, bookseller.
Payne, Thomas, 1752-1831, bookseller.
Robson, James, 1733-1806, bookseller.
Nichols, John, 1745-1826, bookseller.
Stuart Curran-Joseph Wittreich Milton Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
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