Title: The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. ...
Publisher: London: Printed for William Cole. 10, Newgate Street.
Publication Date: 1827
Book Condition: Very Good
BRITISH POETS CABINET EDITION. Near miniature. iv, 508 printed pages (evenly age-toned). Printed area 55 x 90 mm. Engraved title page -with W.Cole as stated publisher-and engraved portrait frontispiece (with small tear). All edges marbled. Marbled endpapers. Contemporary owner's signature on verso of front free endpaper, and owner's blind embossed cipher on following two blank leaves. Inner gilt dentelles. 70 x 106 mm. Contemporary blue calf. Spine elaborately hand tooled in gilt with four compartments of floral swags within pointille horizontal and single fillet borders; burgundy morocco titling-piece with gilt lettering. Covers elaborately blind stamped around gilt central circular medallion entitled "British Poets Cabinet Edition", all within hand tooled double fillet and scrolling floral gilt borders (corners, edges and hinges very slightlly rubbed). No copies of this exact edition have been located in WorldCat. Seller Inventory # 5260