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The Dunciad, variorvm: With the prolegomena of Scriblerus

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Originally published anonymously, the Dunciad is a mock-heroic poem which satirizes aspects of its contemporary society, particularly politics and the monarchy.
Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744 (Author)
Wentworth, William,1699 or 1700-177 (Former owner)
Rees-Mogg, William, 1928- (Former owner)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1729
Place: London
Publisher: Printed for A. Dob
Issuance: monographic
Library locations
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature
Shelf locator: Berg Coll 76-465
Source note: "A piracy, reprinted from the quatro [1st variorum ed.]" (Foxon) but probably not by Curll; cf. J. R. Sutherland, "The Dunciad of 1729" in Modern language review, v. 31 (1936) p. [347]-353.
Citation/reference: Foxon, F774 // Griffith: Pope, 216 // Straus: Curll, 289 //
Ownership: Wm. Wentworth autograph, "September 17, 1745."
Ownership: William Rees-Mogg copy, with his autograph and ms. note.
Physical Description
Extent: [1], xxxvii, [3], 80, xxx, 6 p. illus. (on t. p.) 21 cm.
Type of Resource
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b10325496
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG764887429-B
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 06527560-c605-012f-8ef4-58d385a7bc34
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