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John Milton, Areopagitica: a speech of Mr John Milton for the liberty of unlicensed printing, to the Parliament of England, edited, with an introduction and notes by Isabel Rivers (Deighton, Bell, 1973), 1965-1972

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9816/A/48

Scope and Contents

Layouts; estimates; artwork; prospectus (copy and marked proof); correspondence with Will and Sebastian Carter. Includes correspondence, specimen setting of 2 pages, and other papers from an earlier project. 'First Areopagitica project. To be illustrated by Henry Moore as a Clover Hill edition. Lack of interest on Moore's part meant this was abandoned.' For the 1973 book 'The bulk of the preparatory material - pasteup, setting copy etc - sold to James Dearden, College of Librarianship, Wales, shortly after publication' - notes by Sebastian Carter. Correspondents include J. B. Broadbent, Cambridge University Press, Chilmark Press, Douglas Cleverdon, Louis G. Cowan, Deighton, Bell & Co. (John Beech), Dorstel press (Robert Nartnoll), Monotype Corporation, Henry Moore.


  • 1965-1972

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