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Pope, Alexander
THE RAPE OF THE LOCK. AN HEROI-COMICAL POEM. IN FIVE CANTO'S. BERNARD LINTOTT, 1714
Estimate
1,8002,200
LOT SOLD. 2,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
65
Pope, Alexander
THE RAPE OF THE LOCK. AN HEROI-COMICAL POEM. IN FIVE CANTO'S. BERNARD LINTOTT, 1714
Estimate
1,8002,200
LOT SOLD. 2,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Pope, Alexander
THE RAPE OF THE LOCK. AN HEROI-COMICAL POEM. IN FIVE CANTO'S. BERNARD LINTOTT, 1714
8vo, FIRST SEPARATE EDITION (with pp.29, 44 and 45 misnumbered), title page printed in red and black, frontispiece and 5 plates by Claude du Bosc after Louis di Guernier; [bound with:] Barnivelt, Esdras [Pope, Alexander]. A Key to the Lock. or, Treatise proving, beyond all Contradiction, the dangerous Tendency of a late Poem, entitled The Rape of The Lock, to Government and Religion. J. Roberts, 1715, FIRST EDITION; 2 volumes in one, full green morocco by Riviere & Son, spine gilt in compartments, gilt dentelles, all edges gilt, a little rubbing to spine, bookplate, booklabel
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Literature

ESTC T5726 and T5682; Foxon P941; Griffith 29 and 36

Catalogue Note

Published on 4 March 1714, the first separate edition of Pope's Rape of the Lock sold 3,000 copies in four days, and was rapidly reprinted, "tho' not in so fair a manner as the first impression" (Pope's letter to John Caryll, 12 March 1714). 

English Literature, History, Children’s Books and Illustrations, including The Garrett Herman Collection: The Age of Darwin

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