1749 FIRST NEWTON EDITION OF PARADISE LOST, BEAUTIFULLY ILLUSTRATED
MILTON, John. (NEWTON, Thomas, editor). Paradise Lost. London, 1749. Two volumes.
Beautifully illustrated edition of Milton’s epic poem, the first to be edited by Bishop Thomas Newton and the first variorum edition of Paradise Lost to be published, with two frontispiece portraits and 12 copper-engraved scenes after Francis Hayman. $4000.