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Paradise Lost. A Poem in Twelve Books. The Fifth Edition, Adorn'd with Sculptures.

London: Richard Bently and Jacob Tonson, 1691


Arthur and Charlotte Vershbow, by whom given to MFA, November 17, 1993.

Credit Line

Gift of Arthur and Charlotte Vershbow in honor of Alan Shestack


Place of Publication

London, England

Catalogue Raisonné

Wing M2149; Hofer, Baroque Book Illustration, 16


Overall: 32.3 x 20.7 x 3.3 cm (12 11/16 x 8 1/8 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with thirteen engravings


Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books