Printed for J. Johnson, et al. ‘…containing the principal notes of Drs. Warburton and Warton; illustrations, and critical and explanatory remarks by Johnson, Wakefield, A. Chalmers FSA and others; to which are added, now first published, some original letters, with additional observations, and memoirs of the life of the author by the Rev. William Lisle Bowles, A.M.’ Complete in ten volumes, with engraved portrait frontispieces and portraits of correspondents. Nineteenth-century full calf with raised bands, gilt-stamping and black labels; marbled edges. Spines browned, extremities rubbed and some superficial cracks to spine externally, but still tightly bound. Bookplate to front pastedowns, some occasional natural browning to prelims. and pages facing plates, but very clean overall.
Pope, Alexander; Lisle Bowles, William; Warburton; Warton; Johnson; Wakefield; Chalmers;, The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. in Verse and Prose (10 Vols.), , 1806
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Biographies & Letters
Pepys, Samuel; Braybrooke, Lord Richard, Memoirs of Samuel Pepys, ESQ. F.R.S. Secretary to the Admiralty in the reigns of Charles II. and James II: Comprising his Diary from 1659 to 1669, deciphered by the Rev. John Smith, A.B of St. John’s College, Cambridge, from the original short hand Ms. in the Pepysian Library, And a selection from his Private Correspondence., Henry Colburn, 1825