Areopagitica; a speech of Mr. John Milton for the liberty of unlicenc'd printing, to the Parliament of England

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Title

Areopagitica; a speech of Mr. John Milton for the liberty of unlicenc'd printing, to the Parliament of England

Subject

First edition of Milton's argument against censorship and in defence of unlicensed printing and publishing, written shortly after the passing of the Licensing Act of 1643.

Description

20th century red goatskin binding signed Sangorski & Sutcliffe, London. Gilt tooling to board edges and turn-ins, and lettering in gilt on spine. Bookblock edges in gilt.

Creator

John Milton (1608-1674)

Source

Publisher

Publisher not identified

Date

1644

Contributor

Inscriptions in ink on title-page, faint (washed off?): "Nath: Ellison pret: 6d".

Relation

ESTC, R210022

Format

Quarto (19 cm)

Citation

John Milton (1608-1674), “Areopagitica; a speech of Mr. John Milton for the liberty of unlicenc'd printing, to the Parliament of England,” The Hornby Bindings, accessed December 3, 2022, https://hornbybindings.omeka.net/items/show/11.