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Paradise Lost; A Poem

Title

Paradise Lost; A Poem
The text of the 1st ed. prepared for press by J. Isaacs.

Creator

Milton, John

Description

"Designed and printed by Christopher and Anthony Sandford, Francis Newbery, and Owen Rutter ... All the titling and the type used belong to the Golden Cockerel fount designed for the Press by Eric Gill and cut by Caslon, the Poem being in the 18-point size, and the note on the Verse and the Argument in the 14-point size. All the type has been set by A. H. Gibbs, assisted by H. Batchelor, and the press worked by H. Barker. The lamb-vellums were prepared by Band. The Batchelor paper was hand-made from pure linen rag with an appropriate Tree & Serpent watermark. The engravings are by Mary Groom. The binding is by Zaehnsdorf. The cloth sides were hand-marbled by Sydney Cockerell. The edition is limited to 200 numbered copies: numbers 1-4 printed on the vellum and numbers 5-200 on the paper." -- Colophon.
Quarter bound in black leather over marbled cloth boards; top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed.
No. 23 of a limited ed. of 200 copies

Source

UW-Milwaukee Libraries Special Collections

Publisher

[London] Printed at the Golden Cockerel Press

Date

1937

Contributor

J. Isaacs
Mary Groom
Christopher Sandford
Anthony Sandford
Francis Newbery
Owen Rutter
Eric Gill
A. H. Gibbs
H. Batchelor
H. Barker
Sydney Cockerell

Rights

It is the responsibility of the researcher to seek permission from the copyright holder to reproduce for publication.

Format

378 p. illus.
35 cm.

Language

English

Identifier

(BKRT)(FOL) PR3560 1937

Files

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Citation

Milton, John , “Paradise Lost; A Poem,” Digital Exhibits - UWM Libraries Special Collections, accessed December 16, 2017, http://liblamp.uwm.edu/omeka/SPC2/items/show/166.