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"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
Guest Speaker: 
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

Special Antiquarian Book Exhibits April 14 & 15, 2012


Celebrating John Milton’s Paradise Lost


FROM THE EXECUTIVE CHAMBER OF NEW YORK STATE

"Thank you for inviting Governor Cuomo to attend the event on April 14, 2012. He is honored to hear from you and appreciates that you have taken the time to extend this thoughtful invitation to him. My office will contact you or your staff in the near future to let you know if the Governor is able to participate in your event.

"Thank you again for your gracious invitation. Warmest regards."

Sincerely,
Nicholas WeatherbeeDirector of Scheduling


Coinciding with the 52nd ANNUAL NEW YORK ANTIQUARIAN BOOK FAIR 

April 14 & 15th,2012 

A Special Display of Terrance Lindall's  

GOLD ILLUMINATED PARADISE LOST ELEPHANT FOLIO 

 (only two copies in existence)  

 Elephant Folio Paradise Lost




Also

Paradise Lost Art Exhibits

Featured artists Robert Beal & Bienvenido Bones Banez Jr.


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



"The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall have asked me to thank you for your kind invitation to attend a Special Preview on 14th April 2012...and have asked that I pass on their best wishes for the success of the exhibition." Major Pete Flynn, PARA, The Equerry to TRH The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall

Thank you for your kind letter of February 6th regarding the Williamsburg Circle of International Arts and letters. I am pleased and grateful to be invited to the first event on April 14th...I am sure it will be a great success." Thomas P. Campbell, Director, Metropolitan Museum of Art 

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