Franklin

Paradise lost / John Milton.

Author/Creator:
Milton, John, 1608-1674.
Publication:
Philadelphia : Henry Altemus Company, [1912?]
Series:
Altemus' illustrated vademecum series ; no. 150
Format/Description:
Book
192, 192, [32] p., [2] leaves of plates : ill. ; 16 cm.
Place of Publication:
United States Pennsylvania Philadelphia.
Notes:
Imprint date conjectured from titles listed in publisher's advertisement. None were issued later than 1912; no books issued in 1913 are listed.
Series statement from label on box.
Plates: frontispiece illustration and title leaf (the latter with title, author's name and imprint in red within stylized floriate green border).
"Publications of Henry Altemus Company": P. [1]-[32] (third count).
Binding: full green publisher's cloth; left board has stylized gold-stamped rose tree within gold-ruled border, the branches forming a circle on upper portion of board within which the title is stamped in gold; gold-stamped spine. Housed in a red box with printed label containing title and series statement.
Local notes:
Milton Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2014 by Joseph A. Wittreich in honor of Stuart A. Curran.
Milton Collection copy: divisional title leaf of vol. 2 bound in out of order after introduction to vol. 2.
Penn Provenance:
Curran, Stuart A. (honoree) (Milton Collection copy)
Wittreich, Joseph Anthony (donor) (Milton Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1912?
Contributor:
Stuart Curran-Joseph Wittreich Milton Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
941448193
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