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MILTON, John.

Rare books by John Milton, including signed ephemera, first editions and finely bound copies of Paradise Lost, and handsome sets of his poetical works.

Regularly stocked editions of Milton’s works include the Westall-Illustrated edition and The Poetical Works.

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  1. 125352
    First edition under White's editorship, the sixth overall, originally published in 1644. Milton's ringing rhetoric in defence of the freedom of the press was produced as a response to the licensing order of 1643. It has proved the foundation of arguments for freedom of the press ever since, and influenced the American founding... Learn More
    £550

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  2. 130939detail
    A handsomely bound set of this most attractive printing of Milton's works, preserving the original orthography. Learn More
    £1,500

    Stock Code: 130939

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  3. 122297
    First Grolier edition, one of 325 copies published on Holland paper. The Areopagitica was Milton's response to the licensing order of June 1643, and has come "to be valued as the most eloquent defence in English of the right to publish without prior censorship. It has also been invoked as a defence of free speech, but in... Learn More
    £800

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  4. 121444
    This volume, first published in 1900, contains a reprint of the 1645 edition of John Milton's Minor Poems and those added to the 1673 reissue of the same work, the text of the first edition of Paradise Lost (1667) and the text of the first edition of Paradise Regained and Samson Agonistes (1671). Learn More
    £150

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  5. 121311
    Limited edition, number 2 of 100 copies printed on handmade paper and bound thus. Milton's Areopagitica was first published in 1644; this work is a facsimile reproduction of George Thomason's first edition copy, with his ownership inscription to the title page and manuscript correction to p. 12, held at the British Library... Learn More
    £250

    Stock Code: 121311

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