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Author Milton, John, 1608-1674.
Title Paradise regain'd : a poem, in four books. To which is added Samson Agonistes : and Poems upon several occasions / the author John Milton.
Publication Info. London : Printed for J. Beecroft, W. Strahan, J. and F. Rivington, Hawes, Clarke and Collins, R. Horsfield, W. Johnston, B. White, T. Caslon, S. Crowder, T. Longman, B. Law, C. Corbett, Z. Stuart, T. Cadell, T. Lowndes, T. Davies, J. Robson, W. Nicol, W. Flexney, G. Robinson, J. Knox, and W. Otridge, 1773.
Location Call No. Status
 Rare Books Medium  Z-M M6623 P2224  v.1    IN LIBRARY
 Rare Books Medium  Z-M M6623 P2224  v.2    IN LIBRARY
Edition A new edition / with notes of various authors, by Thomas Newton, D.D., now Lord Bishop of Bristol.
Description 2 v. : front., plates ; 21 cm.
Note Binding: full calf, floral rolls on boards; gold tooled ornaments on spine panels; raised bands; double lettering-piece; rolls on edges; marbled edges and end-papers.
Signatures: v.1: [A]⁴ B-Y⁸ ; v.2: [A]⁴ B-2B⁸ 2C⁴ (2C4 blank)
Engravings signed: F. Hayman, C. Grignion.
Binder's instructions at upper right of the plates.
Frontispiece in v.1, signed: G. Vertue.
Type ornament tail-piece at end of v.1.
Index at the end of v.2.
Contents v. 1. Paradise regain'd, book 1-4; Samson Agonistes -- v. 2. Poems on several occasions.
Local Note Library copy is a gift of Jean Detre; autographs in v.1-2 first fly-leaf recto, dated: Bion Bury... A.D. 1795; Elizabeth Barbaroux, 1796.
Binding style and tools identical to Milton's Paradise lost, 1770.
Subject Milton, John, 1608-1674 -- Portraits.
Genre or Form Contemporary bindings (Binding) -- 18th century.
Calf bindings (Binding) -- 18th century.
Lettering pieces (Binding) -- 18th century.
Type ornaments (Type evidence) -- England -- 18th century.
Woodcuts -- England -- 18th century.
Binders' instructions (Binding) -- England -- 18th century.
Autographs (Provenance)
Added Author Milton, John, 1608-1674. Samson Agonistes. 1773
Milton, John, 1608-1674. Poems. Selections. 1773
Newton, Thomas, 1704-1782, editor.
Bury, Bion, former owner, signer.
Barbaroux, Elizabeth, former owner, signer.
Vertue, George, 1684-1756, engraver.
Grignion, Charles, 1717-1810, engraver.
Hayman, Francis, 1708-1776, artist.
Detre, Jean, former owner, donor.
Added Title Paradise regained. 1773
Note Half title, v. 2: Poems upon several occasions, compos'd at several times
Added Title Samson Agonistes.