Front cover image for The works of Mr. Alexander Pope

The works of Mr. Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope, Henry Pott (Former owner), Mapother (Former owner)
Print Book, English, 1717
Printed by W. Bowyer, for Bernard Lintot, between the Temple-Gates, London, 1717
Early works
[32], 408 pages, 1 unnumbered leaf of plates : portrait ; 30 cm (fol.)
Essay on criticism
The rape of the lock
The temple of fame
Vol. 1 only
Sig. Bb1 is a cancel
Ordinary paper issue; the ornament on the titlepage is a basket of flowers above two cherub heads
Apparently a reimpression of the setting used for the large folio edition, partly reset where the decorations were removed
The sheets were also issued with a different titlepage bearing the imprint: "printed by W. Bowyer, for Jacob Tonson, and Bernard Lintot."
With a half-title