Latin and Italian Poems of Milton, translated into English verse, and a fragment of a Commentary on Paradise Lost, with a preface by the editor, and notes of various authors. London, Printed for J. Johnson and R. H. Evans by J. Seagrave, Chichester, 1808.
With 3 illustrations by John Flaxman. 4to, contemporary dark blue straight-grain morocco, gilt frame on sides, gilt back, gilt edges.
First edition. Embellished with a fine fore-edge painting of the inn at Edmonton, from which John Gilpin, Cowper's immortal hero, started his famous ride.
I. Cowper, William, tr.