An Essay on man. In Epistles to a Friend. Corrected by the author, (?23 April,) , with epistle to the reader and contents of epistles I-III, printer's ornament on title, p.12 misnumbered 11, p.16 numbered correctly, [Foxon P827; Griffith 307("Issue I"); Rothschild 1615]
An Essay on Man. In Epistles to a Friend. Epistle II. For J. Wilford, , half-title, [Foxon P833; Griffith 300 ("Issue L"); Rothschild 1613-15]
An Essay on Man. In Epistles to a Friend. Epistle III. For J. Wilford, , half-title, 2-line advertisement on p.20, [Foxon P840; Griffith 308 ("Issue Q"); Rothschild 1613-15]
An Essay on Man. In Epistles to a Friend. Epistle IV. For J. Wilford, , with waternark T as usual, contents leaf, some slight damp-staining, [Foxon P845; Griffith 332 ("Issue Ub"); Rothschild 1613-15]
Large paper copy of Pope's essay on the limits of human knowledge, written in the author's later style and developed from a single epistle into a four-epistle poem. Issued anonymously by the author -- well aware of the hostile reception his Dunciad had received -- it was a consequence of the poet's readings in theology, cosmology, ethics and psychology. Although only a part of the planned great moral work on a monumental scale conceived by the author it became very popular and highly influential, available in many editions and in several European languages.
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