Pope, Alexander

An Essay on Man in Four Epistles

Published: Published by Printed and sold by the Booksellers in Town and Country, 1787


Originally published anonymously by Pope circa 1733 (first three epistles) -1734 (fourth epistle). Inscribed at top of title page with a date, “1787”, and “Whitwell” and, beneath the title, a handwritten motto, “Dum vivimus, oh vivamus!” ("While we live, oh, let us live!") 60 pp. 16 x 10 cms. Pages sewn into marbled paper covers. Bookseller Inventory # 028

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Spine fraying and missing in places; pages very good. Previous owners’ name (George Long, Guiseley) written in ink on first and last pages, also p. 28.


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