Paradise regain'd. A poem, in four books. To which is added Samson Agonistes: and Poems upon several occasions. A new edition, with notes of various authors, by Thomas Newston, D.D.

John Milton

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Paradise regained
Joannis Miltoni Londinensis Poemata
Poems upon several occasions
Samson Agonistes, a dramatic poem
A mask presented as Ludlow-Castle, 1634. Before the Earl of Bridgewater, then President of Wales
Spine title: Milton's poems


A new edition, with notes of various authors, by Thomas Newton, D.D.


London: Printed for J. and R. Tonson and S. Draper in the Strand, MDCCLII

Physical Description

[8], 690, [2] pages, [6] leaves of plates : 5 illustrations (engravings), 1 portrait (engraving) ; 30 cm.

General Note

Half-titles for distinct works.
Frontispiece portrait of John Milton signed below the image: `Ex Museo I. Richardson ; G. Vertue sculpsit 1751,' and bears the statement `Frontis: vol.III.' at the top. All other engravings signed as invented and drawn by F. Hayman and engraved by J.G. Müller, C. Grignion and S. F. Ravenet.

Bibliography Note

Includes index.


Paradise regain'd -- Samson Agonistes -- Poems upon several occasions -- Sonnets -- Psalms -- Joannis Miltoni Londinensis -- Poemata -- Index of the less common words occasionally explained and illustrated in the notes.


ESTC, T147051


Blue ink stamp of the "Baptist Union, Castle Street, E.C. Library" on the title page and page 59.

Binding Note

Bound in blue leather with 5 raised bands on spine. Lettered in gold on spine: `Milton's Poems'


Illustrated books
Poetry - 17th century - English
Jesus Christ Temptation ; Poetry
Samson (Biblical judge) ; Poetry


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