Alexander Pope Collection

Alexander Pope Collection

Rare editions of eleven titles in three volumes by Alexander Pope, including first editions of the Dunciad and Rape of the Lock. Alexander Pope (21 May 1688 – 30 May 1744) was an 18th-century English poet who is best known for his satirical verse, as well as for his translation of Homer. (More ...)

Collection Summary

  • Relation: Subset of Rare Book Collection
  • Source: Brian and Diane Murray
  • Creator(s): Alexander Pope (1688-1744)
  • Date Range: Early 18th century
  • Extent: Eleven titles in three volumes
  • Language(s): English

Physical Access

Stored at Weinberg Memorial Library

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Digital Access

Physical access only

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Publications and Links

  • Alexander Pope (Poetry Foundation)
  • "Alexander Pope First Editions Donated to Library," Information Update (Fall 1995)
  • "Gift of Rare Book Memorializes Professor," Scranton Record (October 1996)
  • "Alexander Pope Volume Donated by Murrays," Information Update (Fall 1997)
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