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Latin and Italian poems of Milton : translated into English verse, and a fragment of a commentary on Paradise lost

John Milton

RA Collection: Book

Record number




London: Printed by J. Seagrave, Chichester, for J. Johnson, Saint Paul's Church Yard, and R.H. Evans, Pall-Mall, 1808

Physical Description

xxvii, [1], 328 p., [3] leaves of plates : ill. ; 32 cm.

General Note

Text in English and Latin.
The work is dedicated to Joseph Hill, Esq., by William Hayley. (p.[v]).


Inscribed in black ink on half-title page: "Presented to the Library of the Royal Academy by F. R. [Frederick Richard] Pickersgill, Nov., 23rd 1874."

Binding Note

Brown cloth boards. White spine label lettered in black: "Milton. Latin and Italian Poems. Cowper"


John Flaxman RA, draughtsman, illustrator
Abraham Raimbach, engraver
William Cowper, translator
Robert Harding Evans, publisher/bookseller
Joseph Johnson, publisher/bookseller
J. Seagrave, printer
Frederick Richard Pickersgill RA, donor
William Hayley, contributor