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PATERSON, James
A complete commentary, with etymological, explanatory, critical and classical notes on Milton's Paradise Lost: ... By James Paterson, M.A. and philologist.
London: printed by the proprietor, R. Waller, 1744.
[4], 512 p., frontis. port. ; 16.4 cm. (12º)

ESTC t115285; Alston III.74.

Copy Notes Imperfect; wanting the frontispiece portrait of Milton. Attached to front free-endpaper a folded leaf inscribed in ink in which The writer of these lines says that the Commentary ... is a Work of much Labour and occasionally discovers considerable knowledge in Matters of History, Philology &c But there is not any Evidence of Taste or Genius in its Formation. It ought nevertheless to be kept in Libraries as a Book which may sometimes be useful for Reference .... Bookseller's code in ink on front pastedown.

Binding C18th tree sheep, gilt-ruled spine, red morocco spine-label.

Reference Number 4670


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