The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, with his Last Corrections, Additions, and Improvements. In Four Volumes
The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, with his Last Corrections, Additions, and Improvements. In Four Volumes

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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, with his Last Corrections, Additions, and Improvements. In Four Volumes

POPE, Alexander

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Alexander Pope (1688-1744) was a British poet and satirist. His best known work epic satire, The Rape of the Lock (1712-14) and was also a member of the Scriblerus Club alongside his friends ad fellow poets John Gay and Jonathan Swift. Contents: Life of the Author; Recommendatory Poems; Spring, Summer, Autumn, and Winter Pastorals; Messiah; Windsor Forrest; The Rape of the Lock; Sappho to Phaon; Eloisa to Abelard; Two Choruses to the Tragedy of Brutus; Elegy to the Memory of an Unfortunate Lady; Prologue to Addison's Cato; Epilogue to Rowe's Jane Shore; Translations and Imitations; Essay on Satire; Essay on Man, in Four Epistles; Moral Essays; The Fable of Dryope; Vertumnus and Pornona; Imitations of English Poets; Horace's Satires, Epistles, and Odes Imitated; Satires of Dr. John Donne; Epistles; Miscellanies; Epitaphs; and The Dunciad.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: At the Apollo Press, by the Martins
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1780
  • Place Published: Edinburg
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Near fine
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    Bell's Edition. The Poets of Great Britain Complete From Chaucer to Churchill. 4 volumes. [8], vi-lxxvii, 78-250, [7], 6-249 [2], [7], 6-260, [5], 6-280p. 12.5 cm. Engraved frontispiece portrait states "Printed for John Bell near Exeter Exchange Strand London Mar. 18th 1777. Spine label for vols. 3 and 4 read Bell's Poets Vol. 78 and 79 respectively. Volumes numbers worn off of Vol. 1 and 2. Tree leather binding with burgundy and green spine labels. Green text block edges. Paste down has bookplate for Douglas Cavers. Spines show some ear especially vol. 1 and 2. Pages clean with only minor browning to contents pages in volume 3. Text unmarked.

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