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The Poetical Works of John Milton. With a Life of the Author by William Hayley.

London: W. Bulmer, for John and Josiah Boydell, and George Nicol, 1794[-1797]


Mrs. Mary Nicol (booklabel; according to dealer's note, she was "Alderman Boydell's daughter); Joseph Lilly, Bookseller (label inside bottom cover); Gardner Brewer (bookplate); Mrs. Arthur Croft, by whom bequeathed to MFA, 1901.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft


Place of Publication

London, England

Catalogue Raisonné

Brunet III, 1728; ESTC (RLIN): T135450


Overall (each vol. [depth varies]): 43.3 x 34 x 4 cm (17 1/16 x 13 3/8 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 32 engravings


Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books