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Paradise lost : a poem in twelve books

John Milton (Author), Thomas Newton (Editor), Joseph Addison (Contributor), Francis Hayman (Artist), John Miller (Engraver), Somerset Draper (Bookseller), Samuel Birt (Bookseller), Charles Hitch (Bookseller), James Hodges (Bookseller), Benjamin Dodd (Bookseller)
Print Book, English, 1750
The second edition, with notes of various authors, by Thomas Newton, D.D View all formats and editions
Printed for J. and R. Tonson and S. Draper, and for S. Birt, C. Hitch, J. Hodges, B. Dod, E. Wicksted, J. Oswald, J. Ward, J. Brindley, C. Corbet and J. New, London, 1750
2 volumes, 12 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations, portrait ; 21 cm
Volume 2 imprint has "T. Longman" added (between S. Birt and C. Hitch) and "J. New" removed
Includes 'The life of Milton' by Thomas Newton (Volume 1, pages i-lxxxv) and 'A critique upon the Paradise Lost' by Mr. Addison (Volume 1)
Includes a postscript concerning William Laudér's charges of plagiarism against Milton (Volume 2, pages 449-463)
Volume 1 has 6 unnumbered leaves of plates, volume 2 has 6 unnumbered leaves of plates. Illustrations (engraved plates) signed: "F. Hayman inv: et del: J.S. Müller sculp:."