Two volumes. An edition using Newton's annotations, set at the bottom of each page. Vol. I: Dedication to the Earl of Bath, dated 1749, on the first 10 pages after the title page (not numbered). Followed by a Preface on the following 11 pages, unnumbered. The Life of Milton pp. i-lxxxvi. "In Paradisum amissam..." (poem in Latin) by Samuel Barrow, on the following two pages; "On Paradise Lost" by Andrew Marvel on the next 3 pages (poem in English); "The Verse" on next page; "A Critique upon the Paradise Lost" by Mr. Addison, on the next 20 pages. Text on pp. 1-510 (books I to VI). Vol II: Text on pp. 1-447, then Postscript by Thomas Newton, dated 5 December 1750, on pp. 449-456; Appendices pp. 457-463; Index on the next 32 pp.; A Verbal Index on the final 150 pages or so, not numbered. Many b/w engravings/plates: The Author, young, facing the frontispiece; others are facing each book: facing p. 1, p. 87, p. 181, p. 251, p. 345, p. 425; in vol. II the Author, old, facing the frontispiece, then more facing p. 3, p. 65, p. 121, p. 219, p. 313, p. 391. Volume I has 510 pages, volume II more than 650. Original binding. Bound in leather on hard boards, the covers are heavily rubbed and worn, traces of original gilt on the edges. The front cover of volume I is missing. A wormhole in vol. II. The text is tidy and complete, no pages missing apparently. In good condition.