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ITEM — Multiple Containers Identifier: MS Eng 233-233.22, MS Eng 233.1

Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744. Ethic epistles [The essay on man, I-III] : AMs (unsigned), [no place, ca. 1731?], 1731


  • 1731

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to most of this material. Collection is open for research.

fMS Eng 233.1 (1) is restricted from use, reader's must use photostatic copy fMS Eng 233.1 (2) and/or facsimile fMS Eng 233.1.1. Permission of curator must be obtained to consult the original.


2 Volumes

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

*43M-356F Original; purchased with funds of gifts from H.T. White, '97, W.K. Richardson, '80, C.R. Richmond, '09, George Wiley Sherburn, and others, from Mr. Charles J. Sawyer, 12 Grafton St., London, W.I., England; recieved: 1943 Apr. 12.

General note

Original is RESTRICTED; Permission of curator must be obtained to consult the original.

Vol 1: Comprises the first three epistles of An essay on man, first published in 1733. Paper wrappers, laid in vellum binding in red morocco case.

Vol 2: With this is a bound photostatic copy (negative) for reader use.

Repository Details

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