1729 · London
by Pope, Alexander
London: Lawton Gilliver, 1729. Second Edition. Hardcover. Octavo, -24, -232; VG; bound in 3/4 brown calf, marbled boards, paneled spine with gilt; some mild wear and rubbing, primarily to extremities; top edge gilt; marbled endpapers; title in black and red; Frontispiece: Ass carrying books and an owl, variety 1, some mild water-staining; mild foxing; D3, E2, P3 all cancels; lacking the entire errata, (sig. A). It belongs at the end, and white it is sometimes bound following the title page, it is missing in its entirety in this copy.; three early names in ink on title page; shelved case 0. ESTC: T5550; Griffith 226, Gilliver Second Variant c.
Pope write to Swift on November 28, 1729: 'The second (as it is called, but indeed the eighth) edition of the Dunciad, with some additional notes and epigrams, shall be sent to you... If they reprint it with you, let them by all means follow that octavo edition.';. 1329730. Shelved Dupont Bookstore.
(Inventory #: 1329730)