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- L'Allegro. Illustrated by The Etching Club. London: Published for The Etching Club by Joseph Coudall, 1849.
- Angli Pro Populo Anglicano. Defensio Contra Claudii Anonymi, alias Salmasii. Defenfionem Regiam. London: Du Gardiani's, 1651.
- Areopagitica. A speech of Mr. John Milton for The Liberty of Unlicenc'd Printing, to the Parliament of England. [London: The Eragny Press; New York: John Lane, 1904.] 2nd issue "consisting of 160 copies, of which 134 are for sale."
- Comus. A masque. As it is acted at The Theatres-Royal in Drury-Lane and Covent-Garden. Altered by Milton. London: W. Oxlade, 1777.
- A Defence of the People of England. In answer to Salmasius's Defence of the King. [s.l.: s.n.,] 1692. 2 copies.
- The History of Britain, the part especially now called, England. From the First Traditional Beginning, continued to the Norman Conquest. London: Printed by J.M. for Spencer Hickman, 1671.
- Latin and Italian Poems of Milton, Translated into English Verse, and a Fragment of a Commentary on Paradise Lost. By the late William Cowper. With a preface by the editor, and notes of various authors. London: Printed by J. Seagrave for J. Johnson and R.H. Evans, 1808.
- Milton's Poetical Works. With life, critical dissertation, and explanatory notes by the Rev. George Gilfillon. Edinburgh: James Nichol; London: James Nisbet and Co.; Dublin: W. Robertson, 1853. 2 volumes.
- Paradise Lost. A poem in twelve books. The fourth edition, adorn'd with sculptures. London: Printed by Miles Flesher for Richard Bently and Jacob Tonson, 1688. 1st illustrated edition, 1st folio edition, and 1st subscription edition. Includes: The Names of the Nobility and Gentry that encourag'd, by Subscription, the Printing of this Edition of Milton's Paradise Lost. Bound with: Paradise Regain'd. A poem. In IV books. To which is added Samson Agonistes. London: Printed by R.E. and are to be sold by Randal Taylor ..., 1688.
- Paradise Lost. A poem in twelve books. From the text of Thomas Newton. Birmingham: Printed by John Baskerville for J.R. Tonson in London, 1759.
- Paradise Lost. A poem in twelve books. London: Printed for J. and H. Richter by T. Spilsbury and Son, 1794. 2 volumes.
- Paradise Lost, a poem in twelve books. And Paradise Regain'd, in four books. Also Samson Agonistes, and Other Poems. A new edition, carefully collated with the best authorities. To which is prefixed, a life of the author, by the Rev. David M'Nicoll. Liverpool: Nuttall, Fisher, and Dixon, [1815.] "Stereotype Edition."
- The Paradise Lost of Milton. With illustrations, designed and engraved by John Martin. London: Septimus Prowett, 1827. 2 volumes.
- Paradise Lost. Illustrated by Gustave Dore. Edited, with notes and a life of Milton, by Robert Vaughan. London, Paris; New York: Cassell, Peter, Galpin & Co., [1866.]
- [Paradise Regain'd; a poem in four books; to which is added, Samson Agonistes: a dramatic poem, and Poems upon Several Occasions, with a tractate of education.] [London: Printed for John Tonson in the Strand, 1727.] [7th edition with corrections.] Main title page is missing. "Samson Agonistes" and "Poems upon Several Occasions" each have a separate title page, "A Small Tractate of Education to Mr. Hartlib" has a special half-title.
- Paradise Regain'd. A poem in four books. To which is added Samson Agonistes, and Poems Upon Several Occasions with a tractate of education. London: J. and R. Tonson and S. Draper, R. Ware, J. Rodges, R. Wellington, C. Corbet, J. Brindley, R. Caldwell, and J. New, 1747.
- Paradise Regained. A poem. With notes of various authors by Charles Dunster. London: Printed by George Stafford and sold by R.H. Evans, T. Payne, J. Robson, J. Nicolls - Archer, Dublin and Layng, Edinburgh, . Revised edition with new cuts and added notes. Engraved frontispiece and title page, with fold-in map. Includes the bookplate of William Thompson, probably the Irish political economist, the author of An Inquiry into the Principles of the Distribution of Wealth.
- Poems Upon Several Occasions, English, Italian,and Latin, with Translations. With notes, critical and explanatory, and other illustrations by Thomas Warton. London: Printed for James Dodsley, 1785.
- Poems Upon Several Occasions, English, Italian,and Latin with Translations. With notes, critical and explanatory, and other illustrations by Thomas Warton. London: Printed for G.G.J. and J. Robinson, 1791. Second edition, with many alterations, and larger additions.
- The Poetical Works of Mr. John Milton. London: Printed for Jacob Tonson [II] ..., 1720. Two volumes. Edited by Thomas Tickell. Illustrated by Sir James Thornhill and Louis Cheron. Contains a list of 300 "Names of the Subscribers." Also includes an Index and "Notes upon the Twelve Books of Paradise Lost" by Mr. [Joseph] Addison. This copy was first owned by Lord Viscount Powerscourt, Richard Wingfield (1697 - 1751). His book plate displays the baronial arms of Powerscourt, an Irish peerage.
- The Poetical Works of John Milton. With notes of various authors, by Thomas Newton. London: Printed for J. and R. Tonson in the Strand, 1761. 3 volumes.
- Samson Agonistes. A dramatic poem. [New Rochelle, New York: Elston Press, 1904.] Edition limited to 120 copies. Decorations cut on wood from designs by H. M. O'Kane. Uncut pages.
- Select British Poets. Containing the entire works of Milton, Young, Thomson, Gray; and Pope's translations of The Iliad and Odyssey with lives and portraits. London: Printed for The Proprietors by G. Hazard, 1810. Frontispiece: Portrait of John Milton, age 21.
- Hayley, William. The Life of Milton in three parts. To which are added, conjectures on the Origins of Paradise Lost: with an appendix. London: Printed for T. Cadell, Junior, and W. Davies, 1796.
- [Williamson, George Charles.] Milton Tercentary: The Portraits, Prints and Writings of John Milton. Exhibited at Christ's College, Cambridge, 1908. [Cambridge: Printed by John Clay at the University Press, 1908.] "Second edition, 8 July, 1908."