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The First Satire of the Second Book of Horace ... Imitated in a Dialogue Between Alexander Pope of Twickenham ... on the One Part, and His Learned Council on the Other
London: printed by L[awton] G[illiver] and sold by A. Dodd, E. Nutt, 1733. First edition, first issue (no comma after "Pope" on title). 19, [1] pp., parallel English and Latin text. Folio. Marbled flexible boards. Tight sewed with some wrinkling to pages, some light staining and spotting to title with top corner repaired. First edition, first issue (no comma after "Pope" on title). 19, [1] pp., parallel English and Latin text. Folio. The first effort in Pope's series of loose translations and reworkings of Horatian satires and epistles, his Imitations of Horace (1733-8). "[T]hrough the enabling example of Horace, Pope evolved a form of autobiographical poetry with little precedent in English literature" (ODNB). Foxon P886; Griffith 288; Rothschild 1608-9
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