Historical & Political Works


Category: Liberty & Dignity/Politics/Religion

By John Milton

Published in 1698

Reference #0249-0251

Published only one year after the first complete collected edition.

With engraved frontis portrait of Milton by William Faithorne, separate title pages, and a life of the author by Thomas Raulins. Includes a Life of Milton.

Bound in is The History of Britain, Five Tracts Relating to Church=Government, Four Tracts Concerning Divorce, The Judgment of Martin Bucer, Concerning Divorce, and his monumental treatise on the freedom of the press, Areopagitica, with its famous conclusion: “Give me liberty to know, to utter, and to argue freely according to conscience, above all liberties.”