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POPE, and others | Collection of four works, 1785-1824, 6 volumes

POPE, and others | Collection of four works, 1785-1824, 6 volumes

POPE, and others | Collection of four works, 1785-1824, 6 volumes

POPE, ALEXANDER, THOMAS GRAY, AND OTHERS

A collection of six volumes, comprising:


Pope, Alexander. The Poetical Works… Glasgow: Andrew Foulis, 1785, 3 volumes, folio, contemporary calf, upper covers of volumes 2 and 3 detached, bindings worn--Gray, Thomas. The Poetical Works. Glasgow: Andrew Foulis, 1787, folio, contemporary mottled calf, binding defective, staining--[Grenville, Lord W. W.] Nugae Metricae. [Oxford]: privately printed 1824, 4to, presentation copy inscribed on the title page (“Viscount Northland [i.e. Thomas Knox, later Earl of Ranfurly (1754-1840)] from the author”), one of approximately 50 copies, contemporary quarter morocco over marbled boards, some spotting at beginning and end, binding very worn at extremities--Churchyard, Thomas. Churchyards good will … reprinted from the edition of 1604. London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1815, 4to, contemporary half calf, blue cloth boards, binding very worn


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