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Celebrating John Milton’s Paradise Lost

“Though all the winds of doctrine were let loose to play on the earth, so Truth be in the field, we do injuriously, by licensing and prohibiting, to misdoubt her strength. Let her and Falsehood grapple; who ever knew Truth put to the worse, in a free and open encounter?” John Milton

Paradise Lost Collectors Weekend 
April 14 & 15, 2012
Celebrating John Milton’s Paradise LostCoinciding with the 52nd ANNUAL NEW YORK ANTIQUARIAN BOOK FAIR

April 14 & 15th,2012

A Special Display of Terrance Lindall’s  


(only two copies in existence)  

 Elephant Folio Paradise Lost

Guest Speaker: Collector Dr. Robert J. Wickenheiser, major collector of Milton’s Paradise Lost books, art and related materials. He will be exhibiting some of his coveted collections.

Wickenheiser Catalog


Paradise Lost Art Exhibits

Featured artists Robert Beal & Bienvenido Bones Banez Jr.

Paradise Lost Musical Program

and a special display of Lady Pomfret’s

copy of the 1688 edition of

Paradise Lost

Henrietta Louisa Jeffreys, Oxford University and the Pomfret benefaction of 1755 : vertu made visible