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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. Dublin : Printed for John Exshaw, at the Bible in Dame-street, MDCCLIV. [1754]
Location Call No. Status
 Rare Books Medium  Z-M M662 P3  v.1    IN LIBRARY
 Rare Books Medium  Z-M M662 P3  v.2    IN LIBRARY
Edition A new edition : with notes of various authors / by Thomas Newton.
Description 2 v. : ill. (engravings) ; 21 cm. (8°)
Note Divisional titles.
Preface dated December 31, 1751.
Index at the end of v. 2.
Vignette on t.p. (author's engraved portrait), v. 1-2; engraved illustrations in v. 1 signed: J. Dixon; binder's instructions at upper right of the plates.
Pagination, v. 1: [8], 293, [3] p. (last 3 p. blank), [2] leaves of plates; v. 2: [8], 318, [2] p.
Signatures, v. 1: [A]⁴ B-T⁸ U⁴; v. 2: [A]⁴ B-X⁸.
Indexed In: ESTC (RLIN), T137418
Note Includes index (v. 2).
Contents v. 1. Paradise regain'd, book 1-4; Samson Agonistes -- v. 2. Poems on several occasions.
Local Note Library set, v. 1 boards are detached; v. 2: full leather, double lettering-piece on spine: Newton's Milton on red skiver, volume designation at center, and direct lettering in gold at foot: New York/ Society/ Library. Vol. 2 mid-spine v. designation is 4. Possibly, other editions of Milton's works were bound as a set.
Note Listed in 1789 catalogue. p. 54, as Newton's Milton, 2 vols; in 1793 catalogue, p. 63, No. 764, as Newton's Milton's Paradise Lost, 4 vols. ZNS
Genre or Form Lettering-pieces (Binding) -- 18th century.
Subject Milton, John, 1608-1674 -- Portraits.
Genre or Form Binders' instructions (Binding) -- Ireland -- Dublin -- 1754.
Library copies (Provenance) -- New York (State) -- New York.
Added Author Milton, John, 1608-1674. Samson Agonistes. 1754.
Milton, John, 1608-1674. Poems. Selections. 1754.
Newton, Thomas, 1704-1782.
Exshaw, John, d. 1776.
Dixon, J., engraver.
New York Society Library. ZNS.
New York Society Library. Catalog. 1789. ZNS
New York Society Library. Catalog. 1793. ZNS
New York Society Library. Charging ledger. 1789-1792. ZNS
City Readers: Digital Historic Collections (New York Society Library)
Added Title Paradise regained. 1754
Note Half title, v. 2: Poems upon several occasions, compos'd at several times
Binder's title: Newton's Milton