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Alexander Pope

Carr reported only one edition of the poems of Alexander Pope (1688-1744) in his History of the QTP. One impression has been seen.

(Last updated on 22/2/2021)

SBP-POP1: First edition

Title: Alexander Pope

Publisher: J.L. Carr Publisher, 27 Mill Dale Road, Kettering

Year: 1984?

ISBN: None

Size: 128 x 93 mm

Pages: 16

Staples: two

Binding: brown printed matt covers

Paper: pale blue

Editor: (J.L. Carr)

Cover artist: (J.L. Carr); the name Julie Hay is written on the back cover

Internal illustrations: three engravings

Number in series: There are 65 books in this portable library

Colophon: sun face 1964

Telephone number: none given

Printing history: none stated

Number of other titles listed: none listed

Printed by: Sally Jones Printers, Geddington Road, Corby, Northants

Content: Short biography. From An Essay on man; The Conclusion; Solitude; from An essay on criticism; Upon the Duke of Marlborough's House at Woodstock.

Image of book

Rear and front covers (click to enlarge)

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Inside rear cover (click to enlarge)

Notes: This is a mixture of poetry and prose by Pope. It is one of only three small books to be seen that were printed by Sally Jones Printers. The other two, John Skelton and John Smart, were issued in May and February 1984, respectively.