THE POETICAL WORKS OF ALEXANDER POPE


8vo (6" x 8¼”). pp. 573. Signed Theodore Brown Hapgood binding design in gold on fine diagonally ribbed olive cloth of 4 small birds and 9 stylized artichoke flowers with stems and leaves that surround a central shield containing the titles. The titles and the artichoke motif are repeated in gold on the spine. t.e.g.

Includes portrait frontis. of Pope and 14 additional full page black and white illustrations after photographs and engravings.

The poetical Works of Pope revised and enlarged from the Globe Edition of the Works of Alexander Pope from 1869, also edited by Adolphus Ward.

A very good + copy with light scattered foxing to the frontis. tissue guard that offset to the title page; faint wear to the extremities and a contemporary engraved bookplate of the front pastedown. Exceptionally scarce. Not in PBO, Minsky or UNCG.

Title: THE POETICAL WORKS OF ALEXANDER POPE

Author Name: [HAPGOOD, THEODORE BROWN (binding design)]; POPE, ALEXANDER; WARD, ADOLPHUS WILLIAM (editor, notes, introductory memoir)

Categories: Poetry, American Publisher's Bindings-19th C.,

Edition: First

Publisher: T. Y. Crowell & Co.: [1896]

Book Condition: Very good +

Seller ID: 2800

Keywords: Theodore Hapgood Hapgood Publisher's bindings decorated cloth