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Paradise lost : a poem, in twelve books

Print Book, English, MDCCCXXI [1821, i.e. 1822]
Printed for John Sharpe ... by C. Whittingham ..., London, MDCCCXXI [1821, i.e. 1822]
2 volumes : illustrations ; 17 cm
Each vol. has added engraved title leaf. Added engraved title leaf of v. 1 has vignette with caption "Milton composing Paradise lost" engraved by J.H. Robinson after T. Stothard and reads: Paradise lost a poem the author John Milton. London: Printed for John Sharpe, Piccadilly. 1822. Added engraved title leaf of v. 2 has vignette with caption "Milton's reconciliation with his wife" engraved by E. Finden after R. Westall and reads: Paradise lost. -- soon his heart relented Tow'rds her, his life, so late and sole delight, Now at his feet submissive in distress. Book X.L.940. London. Published by John Sharpe, MDCCCXXII
Letter-press title leaf of v. 2 reads: Paradise lost. A poem. The author, John Milton. Volume the second. Lond: Printed in the year MDCCCXXI
Each vol. has 7 plates (1 added engraved title leaf and 6 illustrations, each with tissue guard)