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[Pope, Alexander]
THE DUNCIAD. A HEROIC POEM. IN THREE BOOKS. DUBLIN AND LONDON [BUT LONDON]: FOR A. DODD, 1728
Estimate
1,8002,200
LOT SOLD. 2,000 GBP
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68
[Pope, Alexander]
THE DUNCIAD. A HEROIC POEM. IN THREE BOOKS. DUBLIN AND LONDON [BUT LONDON]: FOR A. DODD, 1728
Estimate
1,8002,200
LOT SOLD. 2,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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[Pope, Alexander]
THE DUNCIAD. A HEROIC POEM. IN THREE BOOKS. DUBLIN AND LONDON [BUT LONDON]: FOR A. DODD, 1728
12mo, "third edition" (with ornament of vase of fruit on title and press figures iv-3, 2-2, 24-3 and 26-4), frontispiece, fly-title, full green morocco, spine gilt, gilt dentelles, all edges gilt, frontispiece with some sensitive restoration at fore-edge, not affecting image
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Provenance

Edwin Babcock Holden (1861-1906), bookplate; his sale, American Art Association, New York, 30 April 1920, lot 1275

Literature

ESTC T5540; Foxon P767; Griffith 203

Catalogue Note

RARE; only six copies listed in ESTC. Like the "second" edition, this "third" edition is best described as the fourth impression of the first edition. A total of five impressions appeared during 1728, over the course of which the entire text was eventually reset.

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

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