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Milton, John, 1608-1674.
Paradise Lost : A Poem in Twelve Books. London: Printed for J. and H. Richter, Great Newport-Street by T. Spilsbury and Son, Snow-Hill, 1794. 2 Volumes.
Call Number: (SPL) PR 3560 1794
Special Collections, Golda Meir Library

This edition contains twenty-four engravings after designs by H. Richter, a popular artist of the day whose varied interests included metaphysics. His designs tend to be out of character for traditional designs accompanying Milton's poem because of his emphasis on landscape.

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