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John Milton
Milton's Paradise Lost A New Edition by Richard Bentley1732 . Binding
Printed for Jacob Tonson and Jon Poulson, 1732. Milton's Paradise Lost A New Edition by Richard Bentley. London [:] Printed for Jacob Tonson and John Paulson etc. 1732. 9 1/42" X 11 3/4", Preface, 199, indexpp. Full contemporary brown leather bindings with gold edge rule on covers, spines has been repaired by The Gilded Leaf and has five raised bands with lettered in gilt on black leather label , some scuffing to covers. Title pages, engraved portrait frontis, additional portrait at beginning of text, text clean binding tight Inscription front fly. The uncommon first and only edition of Bemtley's audacious 1732 Paradise Lost.""In January Bentley published his edition// What raised an outcry...were his emendations in the margin (plus some seventy expulsions of text brackets) and his notes defend this virtual rewriting. Bentley's audacity certainly stimulated unterest in Milton's text, and some schools have thought his notes show a great gift for getting hold of the right thing--by the wrong end"".This is from a smoke free home. Please email me with any questions before bidding. All sales are final. Please check out my other auctions. I will be glad to combine your purchases to save you postage! Please let me know if you are bidding on more items. I ship the next day except for weekends and holidays. Payment musts be received within 5 days of auction closing. Returns accepted if there is a problem. Please contact me before returning an item. Buyer pays return postage. Refund given when item has been returned to the seller. Happy Buying!!! Thanks for looking!!! International b … [Click Below for Full Description]
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