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The Paradise lost of Milton

Collection Data

Chatfield, Walter (Printer of plates)
Lahee, James (Printer of plates)
Chatfield & Coleman (Printer of plates)
Martin, John (1789-1854) (Engraver)
Martin, John (1789-1854) (Illustrator)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1827
Place: London
Publisher: Septimus Prowett
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection
Shelf locator: MEM+++ M331 mp
Content: "Thomas White, printer, Crane Court, Fleet Street"--T.p. verso. "Thomas White, Johnson Court, Fleet Street"--Colophon.
Content: Illustrations: 24 prints : mezzotint ; full-page (plate mark 26 x 36 cm.) Imprint varies. Printers: Chatfield & Co., Chatfield & Coleman and J. Lahee. Dates range from 1825-1827. Martin engraved two sets of plates for this work; these are proof impressions of the larger set. Cf. Wees, p. 18-28.
Content: One of "an edition limited to fifty copies on imperial folio ... with proof impressions of the larger plates"--Wees, p. 18. There were also editions on imperial quarto with the larger plates, and editions on imperial quarto and imperial octavo with the smaller plates.
Content: Originally issued in 12 parts, 1825-1827.
Content: Vol. 1: [5], 228 p., [12] leaves of plates; v. 2: [4], 218 p., [12] leaves of plates.
Statement of responsibility: with illustrations, designed and engraved by John Martin.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 v. ill. ; 54 cm.
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14948787
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1d625aa0-c605-012f-1e69-58d385a7bc34
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