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Paradise lost

Print Book, English, [approximately 1896-1914]
H.M. Caldwell Co., New York, [approximately 1896-1914]
408 pages, 6 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations, portrait ; 16 cm
"The Caldwell Company published books from 1896-1914"--Wickenheiser, R.J. Collection of John Milton, p. 324
Frontispiece portrait plate of John Milton within decorative green border and 5 additional unsigned illustration plates: Raphael instructing Adam and Eve (Book VII, line 537); Satan rallying his troops (Book I, lines 314-315); Satan (Book IV, lines 985-986); Eve amidst fruits and flowers (Book VIII, line 44); and the Expulsion (Book XII, lines 641-642)
Title lettered in black (imprint in orange) with elaborately decorative orange border in art nouveau style with an urn at each bottom corner and at head an open book within a laurel wreath with lighted flame above and scroll beneath containing the Latin inscription: Sapere aude