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3 edition of catalogue of the first editions of the works of Alexander Pope (1688-1744) together with a collection of the engraved portraits of the poet and of his friends. found in the catalog.

catalogue of the first editions of the works of Alexander Pope (1688-1744) together with a collection of the engraved portraits of the poet and of his friends.

Grolier Club

catalogue of the first editions of the works of Alexander Pope (1688-1744) together with a collection of the engraved portraits of the poet and of his friends.

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Published by Milford House in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744 -- Bibliography -- First editions.,
  • Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744 -- Portraits.,
  • Poets, English -- 18th century -- Portraits.

  • Edition Notes

    Reprint of the 1911 ed. published by the Grolier Club, New York.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ8704 .G82 1973
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 85 p.
    Number of Pages85
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5418066M
    ISBN 100878210644
    LC Control Number73010418

    A bibliography of books designed to illustrate various stages and reference sources of letterpress printing. London, bound Pope had the letters printed and sent the volume to Swift, with an anonymous letter, suggesting their publication, and saying that if they fell into the hands of Pope or Bolingbroke they would be suppressed. From this it appears that after some protests he accepted a favour from her, and from later evidence this was in all probability a sum of 1,l. That by William Ayre 2 vols.

    Swift contributed verses, which he sent to Pope with full powers to use as he pleased. His 'Messiah,' a fine piece of declamation, appeared in the 'Spectator' of 14 May No translation of profane literature has ever occupied such a position, and the rise of new poetical ideals was marked by Cowper's attempt to supersede it by a version of his own. History - History of Science Historiography.

    Addison soon afterwards praised the 'Essay' very warmly in the 'Spectator' 20 Dec. He still occupied himself with a final revision of his works, and saw his friends. Theobald was made the hero of the 'Dunciad,' to punish him for exposing the defects of Pope's 'Shakespeare. Pope's Private Letters were procured by Edmund Curll. When he forwarded the volume to Lady Mary, Pope called her attention to the closing lines Works, ix.


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Catalogue of the first editions of the works of Alexander Pope book

Others of the series which appeared in the same year are of more general application. Lithograph Illustration produced by transferring an image drawn on a carefully prepared stone to paper. Short title truncated entries, obsolete as many titles have been acquired since its creation.

Worsdale, calling himself R. The amount received from subscribers made up the total received by the translators to 4,l. Left: Matthew Arnold, Selected Poems.

Now, they can know exactly which volume contains relevant material. A first wife, Magdalen, was buried 12 Aug. Pope's Private Letters were procured by Edmund Curll.

The great difficulty was to explain how the letters from Swift to Pope, which had never been out of Pope's hands, could be obtained. This site focuses on first editions and early major collected works. Most recently updated: January 28, Incunable From the cradle of printing, i.

A Plethora of Collecting Options By the numbers Except for a couple of highly prized exceptions, Modern Library titles issued from through all came with numbers on the dust jacket spines, a unique number for each title currently available. Many bookstores specialize in out-of-print, used, antiquarian, rare and collectible books.

The demand for Homer considerably increased in the sixteenth century. This block will remain in place until legal guidance changes. Swift was energetically touting for him in November The 'Homer' was long regarded as a masterpiece, and for a century was the source from which clever schoolboys like Byron learnt that Homer was not a mere instrument of torture invented by their masters.

A bibliography of books designed to illustrate various types of intaglio printing.

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It appears from his will Carruthers, Pope,p. He burnt the edition, but retained a copy, and had another edition published by Mallet, with a preface complaining of the conduct of 'the man' who had been guilty of the 'breach of trust. Much more common in older books printed on handmade papers with a high rag content than in books printed on manufactured papers made from wood pulp with a higher acidic content.

I was then about eight years old. Engraving Illustration produced by carving lines into a metal plate. To which will be added, explanatory and critical Notes; wherein the most curious and useful Observations, either of the Ancients or Moderns, in relation to this Author in general, or to any Passages in particular, shall be collected and placed under their proper Heads.

Poetry in 17th Century England.Easton Press sells the world's greatest books, bound in genuine leather and accented with 22kt gold. Each book is a Collector Edition that is as magnificent to see as it is to read. Scarce four-volume large-paper folio first editions of Pope’s works (printed on the thickest “Royal” paper), considered by Pope “the best impressions,” with the first issue of the Poems, featuring the first appearance of “The Epistle of Eloisa to Abelard.” Bound in.

A Catalogue Of the Royal and Noble Authors Of England, With Lists Of Their Works A Description Of the Villa Of Mr Horace Walpole, At Strawberry-Hill Near Twickenham, Middlesex With an Inventory Of the Furniture, Pictures, Curiosities, C.

An avid reader of anything to do with U.S. history, especially that of the presidents, he was instantly hooked! Tom published his first political memorabilia sales list. Alexander Pope. A review with excerpts from the new edition of his works including unpublished Letters, etc.

A rare article from the Dublin Review, by Lilly, W.S. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at sylvaindez.com Many other notable works of scholarship do make their appearance in the annotations throughout the catalogue, which together provide an opportunity to follow the development of scholarship over time.

Pope, Alexander (1688

For example, Bentley’s rediscovery of the digamma and its adoption in editions of Homer can be traced through the notes of A19, A23, A25, and A