The Works …. Alexander Pope.
The Works …

The Works ….

London: Printed by W. Bowyer, for Bernard Lintot between the Temple-Gates; Printed by J. Wright, for Lawton Gilliver, 1717; 1735.

First folio edition, first issue (without Tonson imprint). Folding engraved frontispiece portrait by George Vertue. [xxxii], 408 pp. 2 vols. Folio. Vol. I in contemporary full calf, red morocco lettering piece, rebacked, preserving most of original spine, joints rubbed, original spine leather worn and cracked, text lightly toned. Vol. II in modern full calf to style. Booklabel Griffith 82; Rothschild 1585 (second issue). Item #268151

The first collected edition of Pope's works. Griffith notes ten pieces that appear here for the first time, including the celebrated Eloise to Abelard.

[With]: [The Works … Volume II]. [London: Printed by J. Wright, for Lawton Gilliver, 1735]. [ii, To the Binder], [x], [6], [7]-66, 19, [24]-33, [1], [7]-25, [1], [35]-72, 4, 56, 65-91, [1], 12, 18, 201, [1, Errata] pp., lacking general title, half-title, and To the Reader leaves. Bound in period full panelled calf, contrasting morocco lettering pieces. Griffith 370.

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