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New Memoirs of the Life and Poetical Works of Mr. John Milton. [Bound with the Author's]: Memoirs of the Life and Actions of Oliver Cromwell [and]: A Collection of Historical Pieces.

By [MILTON, John] PECK, Francis.

London,, 1740.. contemporary full calf.. The front joint is broken but the underlying cords still intact; rear hinge cracked; front hinge reinforced with tape; old bookseller's description tipped onto front free endpaper; binding quite rubbed at corners and chipped at head and tail of spine; spine label absent. . 4to,. Engraved mezzotint portraits of Milton, Cromwell, and Peck; engraved plates (one folding) and several text engravings. Comprising: I. An Examination of Milton's Stile: And, II. Explanatory & Critical Notes on divers Passages of Milton & Shakespeare. III. Baptistes: A Sacred Dramatic Poem, in Defence of Liberty...Translated into English by Mr. John Milton... IV. The Parallel, or Archbishop Laud & Cardinal Wolsey compared: a Vision, by Milton. V. The Legend of Sir Nicholas Throckmorton.... VI. Herod the Great: A Poem.... VII. The Resuffection, a Poems in Imitation of Milton.... VIII. A Discourse on the Harmony of the Spheres: by Milton.