Dec 8, 2010

Baskervilles Books

IN 1757 HE PRINTED HIS first book “The Poems of Virgil it was printed at his house on a small press. After that he printed more work such as Milton’s Paradise Lost and Paradise Regained, Addison’s works, Aesop’s Fables, and “The poems of Horace” Baskervilles books was admired all over Europe and America, Benjamin Franklin was one of his subscribers. In 1758 he was appointed Printer at Cambridge University, where he printed a folio bible despite being an atheist.

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