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66
[Pope, Alexander]
THE DUNCIAD. AN HEROIC POEM. IN THREE BOOK. DUBLIN AND LONDON [BUT EDINBURGH?]: FOR A. DODD, 1728
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 1,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
66
[Pope, Alexander]
THE DUNCIAD. AN HEROIC POEM. IN THREE BOOK. DUBLIN AND LONDON [BUT EDINBURGH?]: FOR A. DODD, 1728
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 1,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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

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[Pope, Alexander]
THE DUNCIAD. AN HEROIC POEM. IN THREE BOOK. DUBLIN AND LONDON [BUT EDINBURGH?]: FOR A. DODD, 1728
12mo, "gold chains" pirated edition (with "glad chains" misprinted as "gold chains" at line 76), frontispiece (without imprint), 1pp. publisher's advert at end, full maroon morocco, spine lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, some offsetting to front endpaper
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Provenance

Colonel Francis Grant (1834-1899), manuscript note dated 1890; his sale, Sotheby's London, 7-8 May 1900, lot 5057; Robert Hoe (1839-1909), New York, booklabel and manuscript note; his sale, Anderson Auctions, New York, 20 November 1912, lot 2581; Winston H. Hagen (1860-1918), booklabel and manuscript note; his sale, Anderson Galleries, New York, 15 May 1919[?], lot 932

Literature

ESTC T5542; Foxon P769; Griffith 200

Catalogue Note

A piracy of the first edition, probably printed in Edinburgh, and possibly appearing between the first and the so called "second" edition. A fine copy, with notes by each of its previous owners on the bibliographical significance of this edition appearing on the preliminaries.

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

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