A Catalogue of the First Editions of the Works of Alexander Pope (1688-1744) Together with a Collection of the Engraved Portraits of the Poet and of His Friends
A Catalogue of the First Editions of the Works of Alexander Pope (1688-1744) Together with a Collection of the Engraved Portraits of the Poet and of His Friends

A Catalogue of the First Editions of the Works of Alexander Pope (1688-1744) Together with a Collection of the Engraved Portraits of the Poet and of His Friends

New York: Grolier Club, 1911. First Edition. Hardcover. Printed by the De Vinne Press. vii, [1], 85, [1] p.: tissue-guarded frontispiece portrait and 3 leaves of portrait plates, 2 facsimile leaves; 24 cm. Speckled white paper over boards with gilt-stamped cover title; red leather spine title with gilt-stamped spine title. Plain white slipcase. One of a limited edition of 200 copies on Van Gelder Zonen handmade paper, printed in March 1911. The catalogue lists 135 books, autographs, manuscripts, portraits, and other Popeana, which appeared in an exhibition held at the Grolier Club in early 1911. Illustrated with lovely collotype plates. Book is in Very Good Condition: paper over spine has separated but is archivally repaired; spine is sunned and boards are darkened; pages and plates are clean and crisp. Slipcase is in Fair Condition: separating along upper and lower joints; small sections lacking from both ends; rubbed and lightly soiled. Very Good. Item #000818

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