To start out, we'll look at this scan of the first English translation of Don Quixote: The History of Don-Quichote (1620). Our copy is the second edition of Thomas Shelton's translation of part 1, printed in conjunction with the 1st ed. of his translation of part 2.
Take a look at the title page.
Examine the beginning of Chapter 1.
The poetical works of Mr. John Milton: containing Paradise lost, Paradise regain'd, Sampson Agonistes, and his Poems on several occasions. London: Printed for Jacob Tonson ..., 1695.
Original in Special Collections: Rare-L PR3550 .C95
Milton's Paradise Lost, illustrated by Gustave Doré. Edited with notes and a life of Milton by Robert Vaughan. London; New York: Cassell, Petter, Galpin & co., .
Original in Special Collections: Rare-L PR3560 1866
Hogarth meant his works to stand on their own without text, but several authors published their own interpretations of his images. These are two different commentaries on Hogarth’s work.
John Trusler, The Works of Mr. Hogarth Moralized. London: J. Goodwin, .
Original in Special Collections: Rare ND497.H7 T8
John Ireland, Hogarth Illustrated. [London]: J.& J. Boydell, 1791.
Original in Special Collections: Rare ND497.H7 I6
Poem: “On Recollection,” Gentleman’s Magazine Sept. 1773, p. 456.
Original in Special Collections: Rare AP4 .G35
Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral. London: Printed for A. Bell, Bookseller, Aldgate and sold by Messrs Cox and Berry, King-Street, 1773.
The Blake Archive provides digital copies of different works produced by Blake, including different copies of the same work which can be compared side-by-side. In this session, students will look at Blake’s illustrations for Milton’s Paradise Lost.
Frankenstein, or, the modern Prometheus, by the author of the Last man, Perkin Warbeck, &c. &c. London : R. Bentley, 1849. [A reprint of the 1831 edition]
Original in Special Collections: Rare PR5397 .F7 1849
Frankenstein, or, The modern Prometheus. London: Printed for Lackington, Hughes, Harding, Mavor, & Jones, 1818.
“Success” in Poems by Emily Dickinson; edited by two of her friends Mabel Loomis Todd and T.W. Higginson. Boston: Roberts brothers, 1890. [Scan is a 1904 reprint of the 1890 edition]
Original 1890 edition in Special Collections: Rare 818 D56p4
“Success” manuscript. Original from Boston Public Library.