An Essay On Criticism (2 Volume Set)

Printed for William Andrews Clark, Jr., By John Henry Nash, 1928. First Thus. Hardcover. New. Item #601582

Fine-bound and fine-print issue of that most famous Augustan Age product, a critical essay in rhymed couplets; with the facsimile of its original print issue (dated 1711; from John Drinkwater's own copy). Introductory remarks by William Andrews Clark, Jr.; bibliographical references and biographical chronology of Pope (in main volume). Copy #50 of 250 numbered sets, printed for private distribution (this particular set is unnumbered in both volumes). 2 volumes complete (small folio and large 8vo); bound uniformly in half white vellum over gray boards, gilt-lettered and decorated spines, plain endpapers, top edges gilt., remaining edges untrimmed. In original publisher's heavy stock slipcase (books have minor wear and slight foxing; slipcase has some soiling, cracking and rubbing; chiefly to edges).

Price: $95.00

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