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14 volumes. Hardbacks. Size approx 9 x 6 inches. In full speckled calf leather bindings with gilt decoration to spines, and red and black leather spine labels lettered in gilt. In very good conditions. Corners bumped and edges rubbed, corners slightly chipped. Rubbing and darkening to spines and some nicks/chips to ends of spines.A couple of cracked hinges, Vols 1 & 2 works, vol.1 of Homer. Contemporary spine labels. Slight darkening to edges of endpapers. Inside pages all very clean and tight throughout. A superb set. --- Includes: Letters to and from Dr. Jonathan Swift, Mr. Wycherley, Mr. Walsh, Mr. Cromwell, to several ladies, Sir william Trumbull, Mr. Steele, Mr. Addison, etc., Edward Blount, Robert Digby, Dr. Atterbury, Bishop of Rochester. Other contents: Essay on Man, Horace, The Guardian, Moral essays, the Dunciad, The wife of Bath, etc., etc.; Warburton edition. The Warburton edition was first published in 1751 with this same suite of plates. "Pope, dying in 1744, left to Warburton the properties of all the printed works upon which he had written or should write commentaries, only providing against alterations in the text" (DNB). Lowndes, 1914. Illustrated with 2 engraved portraits of Pope. Vol.1 of Works lacks main frontis plate.
Title: Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. PLUS The Odyssey of Homer. Works... In Nine Volumes, Complete. With notes and illustrations by Joseph Warburton and others. Homer... A New Edition, with additional notes by Gilbert Wakefield. In Five Volumes. For a Total of Fourteen Volumes.
Publisher: London, Printed for J. Johnson, C. Dilly &c &c., 1797 & 1796:
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Seller ID: 80786
Keywords: Literature POPE, ALEXANDER: Works of Alexander Pope, Esq, In Nine Volumes, The Odyssey of Homer, In Five Volumes, Complete, Gilbert Wakefield, Joseph Warburton, Illustrated with 2 engraved portraits of Pope, full speckled calf leather binding