MILTON'S PARADISE LOST, WITH THE LIFE OF THE AUTHOR TO WHICH IS PREFIXED THE CELEBRATED CRITIQUE BY SAM JOHNSONLondon: C. Whittingham for T. Heptinstall, 1799.
MILTON'S PARADISE LOST
With the Life of the Author to which is Prefixed the Celebrated Critique by Sam Johnson London: C. Whittingham for T. Heptinstall, 1799. Arranged in twelve books. Considered Milton's major work. The poem concerns the Biblical story of the Fall of Man: the temptation of Adam and Eve by the fallen angel Satan and their expulsion from the Garden of Eden. Quarto, three quarters black leather with dark green cloth boards, marbled text block; general shelf wear to boards; foxing throughout; 371 pages; frontispiece and 12 plates.
4to, xlix, 371,  pages; paneled black spine with gilt ridges and lettering; three quarters black leather with dark green cloth boards; general shelfwear to boards, some bumping to head of spine; marbled text block; foxing throughout, including on plates and titlepage; frontispiece and 12 plates; GP consignment; shelved case 7.
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