Of the Characters of Women; An Epistle to a Lady
London: Printed by J. Wright for Lawton Gilliver. . . 1735. First Edition. Small folio, 16pp loose in plain brown wrappers, likely disbound from a larger volume and recased in present wrappers. A touch of wear to corners and spine, internally clean and fresh, handsome bookplate on inside front wrapper. Item #206407
This copy of Pope's famous poem has "Fleet Street" correctly spelled on the title page (variant B). Includes the half title as well as the leaf of publisher's ads, here in the front rather than the rear as usually found. Provenance: collection of Carroll Atwood Wilson, with his bookplate. Wilson was pone of the most distinguished and accomplished American book collectors in his time. Griffith 361.