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Book, Octavo, Image, Engraving, Illustration
The 1714 edition of Alexander Pope’s The Rape of the Lock sold around 3,000 copies in four days. It promised readers ...
I have been assured by a very knowing American of my acquaintance in London, that a young healthy child well nursed is...
Manuscript, Letter Created date: 1707–1722
Alexander Pope’s version of The Iliad – Homer’s Greek epic poem – was drafted on scraps of paper, often using the back...
Manuscript, Draft, Drawing Created date: 1712–24
The poet and satirist Alexander Pope (1688–1744) translated Homer’s epic poem The Iliad into English, completing the wor...