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Nine dayes they fell; confounded chaos roard, and felt tenfold confusion in thir fall through his wilde anarchie, so huge a rout incumberd him with ruin; Hell at last yawning receavd them whole, & on them clos'd, Hell thir fit habitation fraught with fire unquenchable, the house of woe and paine.

Milton, John, 1608-1674.
Paradise Lost. London: The Cresset Press, 1931.
Call Number: (BKRT)(FOL) PR 3560 1931b
Special Collections, Golda Meir Library

This exquisite Cresset Press production of Milton's Paradise Lost is set from Milton's second edition of 1674. The plates and illustrations are woodcuts designed by D. Galanis while the title page and initial letters are designed by Anna Simons.

Only 195 copies of this edition were printed, hand-numbered 1-195. Ten copies are printed on vellum and are numbered I through X. This copy is number 4.


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