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Milton, John, 1608–1674

Poems in English with illustrations by William Blake : miscellaneous poems, Paradise regain'd & Samson Agonistes.

Additional Title(s):

Poems. Selections.

London : At the Nonesuch Press, 16 Great James Street, 1926.
Physical Description:
2 volumes : illustrations ; 26 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR3553 .B35 1926
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Title pages in red and black.
"The text of this edition of Milton's English poems is, by arrangement with the delegates of the Oxford University Press, that edited by the late Canon Beeching after the earliest printed copies of the several poems. The pictures have been chosen and titles by Geoffrey Keynes. This edition, printed and made in England, consists of 1450 copies in two volumes on Van Gelde rag paper for sale in England and America and 90 copies (the two volumes bound together) on Oxford India paper. The letter press has been printed in the Italic type of Blado by Walter Lewis, M.A., Printer to the University, at the Cambridge University Press; the collotype illustrations by the Chiswick Press, London, The arabesque ornaments have been designed by D.P. Bliss. The whole has been arranged by Francis Meynell."--Page [3] of volume 1.
Text edited by Canon Beeching. Pictures chosen and titled by Geoffrey Keynes.
Dreyfus, J. History of the Nonesuch Press, 32
BEIN Ij M642 C900Bj: This is number 1013. v.1, not numbered.
BAC: British Art Center copy imperfect: lacks volume 2. Bound in vellum. British Art Center copy is "out of series for Ernest Dracolt from the Nonesuch Press."
Subject Terms:
Adam (Biblical figure) -- Poetry.
Adam (Biblical figure) -- Poetry.
Bible. O.T. Genesis -- History of Biblical events -- Poetry.
Eve (Biblical figure) -- Poetry.
Fall of man -- Poetry.
Private press books -- England -- London -- Specimens.
Samson, (Biblical judge) -- Poetry.
Private press books (Publishing) -- England -- London.
Blake, William, 1757-1827, illustrator.
Bliss, Douglas Percy, 1900-1984, designer.
Beeching, H. C. (Henry Charles), 1859-1919, editor.
Chiswick Press, printer.
Keynes, Geoffrey, 1887-1982, compiler.
Lewis, Walter, 1878-1960, printer.
Meynell, Francis, 1891-1975.
Nonesuch Press, publisher.

  • v. 1. Paradise lost
  • v. 2. Miscellaneous poems. Paradise regain'd. Samson Agonistes.

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