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Ode for Musick by  Alexander] [Pope - First edition - 1713 - from James Cummins Bookseller and Biblio.com

Ode for Musick

by [Pope, Alexander]

Condition: Full green crushed levant morocco gilt by Riviere. Front joint expertly repaired, contents washed and pressed, half-title lightl


London: Bernard Lintott, 1713. First edition. [iv], 8 pp., with half-title ("Mr. Pope's Ode on St. Cecilia's Day"). Folio. Full green crushed levant morocco gilt by Riviere. Front joint expertly repaired, contents washed and pressed, half-title lightly soiled. First edition. [iv], 8 pp., with half-title ("Mr. Pope's Ode on St. Cecilia's Day"). Folio. The Terry-Slater Copy. Rare first edition of Pope's Ode for Music on St. Cecilia's Day, completed in 1711 at the suggestion of Richard Steele. Lintott paid Pope £15 for the copyright. ABPC records three sales of the first edition; the Locker-Lampson copy (in 1984 and 2008) and the present copy in 1982. Foxon P904; Griffith 20; Rothschild 1568. Provenance: Ward E. and Seth Sprague Terry (bookplate); Gerald E. Slater (his sale, Christie's New York, 12 February 1982, lot 129); Louis & Anne Marie Davidson (bookplate)



  • Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 308095
  • Title: Ode for Musick
  • Author: [Pope, Alexander]
  • Format/binding:[iv], 8 pp., with half-title ("Mr. Pope's Ode on St. Cecilia's Day"). Folio
  • Book condition: Used - Full green crushed levant morocco gilt by Riviere. Front joint expertly repaired, contents washed and pressed, half-title lightl
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First edition
  • Publisher: Bernard Lintott
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1713
  • Keywords: British
  • Bookseller catalogs: Literature;


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