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Poetry Early works to 1800
|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Milton, John, 1608-1674.
London: : Printed for J. and R. Tonson and S. Draper ..., 1749
|Named Person:||Adam, (Biblical figure); Eve, (Biblical figure)|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
John Milton; Thomas Newton; Joseph Addison; Samuel Barrow; Andrew Marvell; George Vertue; Francis Hayman; Simon François Ravenet; Charles Grignion; Somerset Draper; J. and R. Tonson,
|Notes:||Volume 2 has imprint: London : Printed in the year MDCCXLIX.
Volume 1: leaves f4 and 3C1 are cancels.
Engraved frontispiece portrait in each volume signed "G. Vertue sculp. 1747". The portraits depict Milton at ages 21 and 62.
Engraved illustrations are signed by the artist, F. Hayman, and the engravers, S.F. Ravenet or C. Grignion.
Engraved armorial headpiece; engraved initial.
"A critique upon the Paradise lost, by Mr. Addison"--P. 1-16.
Includes commendatory poems by Samuel Barrow and Andrew Marvell.
"The list of the subscribers"--Leaves n1 recto-p2 verso of volume 1.
"Advertisement" on leaf p2 verso of volume 1.
Errata on p. 444 of volume 2.
|Description:||2 v. : ill. (engravings), 2 ports. (engravings) ; 32 cm (4to)|
|Responsibility:||The author John Milton.|