The Rape of the Locke.
An Heroi-Comical Poem.London: Printed for Bernard Lintott, 1712 Stock Code: 135474
NotesThe first printing of Pope's Rape of the Lock, published anonymously in two cantos, extracted from its appearance in Bernard Lintot's Miscellaneous Poems and Translations, 1712, pp. 353-376. Lintott paid Pope 15 to expand the poem following this printing, with the revised and full poem published in five cantos in 1714, under Pope's name.
Octavo (191 x 119 mm). Recent panelled calf, front cover lettered in gilt.
Book label of William H. Painter to the front pastedown. Complete with the 8 pp. of advertisements which ended the volume. Contents lightly browned, else a very good copy.
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