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ROXBURGHE CLUB. POPE (Alexander). An Essay on Man. Reproductions of the Manuscripts in the Pierpont Morgan Library and the Houghton Library. With the Printed Text of the Original Edition. Introduction by Maynard Mack.1962

Printed for Presentation to Members of The Roxburghe Club, Oxford. First Edition, large 4to, 101 pages of facsimiles, with the bookplate of Viscount Esher and his name printed in red in the roll of members, title printed in red and black, orig. half Roxburghe morocco, slightly faded, spine lettered in gilt, uncut, t.e.g. Barker, 228. "...a full-dress textual treatment of a major literary work... with collotype facsimiles... of both the surviving manuscripts." Presented to the Members by Henry S. Morgan.

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