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Milton : a poem in 2 books: PB 1886.2

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Milton : a poem in 2 books


Author: Blake, William
Publisher: Muir, William
Watts, J. D.
Muir, H. T.
Druitt, E.
Agent: Bernard Quaritch



By Wm. Blake, 1804; facsimiled at Edmonton, Anno 1886, by Wm. Muir, J. D. Watts, H. T. Muir and E. Druitt

Title-page of original: Milton: A poem in 2 books. To justify the ways of God to men. The author & printer W. Blake. 1804 [i.e. 1808].
Part of the facsimiles of the works of Blake by Muir, issued 1884-1890
The 2 leaves at end are a facsimile of a letter by Blake to William Hayley.
Preface by William Muir.

With cutting from bookseller's cat.

[4],45,[2] leaves : col. ill ; 29cm.

Place(s) associated

  • Edmonton
  • London

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay


Production date: AD 1886


"Copy no. 4" of an edition limited to 50 copies; made from the original in the British Museum. Facsimile hand coloured. Binding: quarter white paper, blue paper sides, with lettering on upper cover.

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Support composed of paper

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 1886.2
Primary reference Number: 107767
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 30 June 2016 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Manuscripts and Printed Books

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