Clark MS 2010.030

Title Several works of Mr. Alexander Pope /collected and written out by me John Baptist Rasi in 1781.
Archive Clark Library
Call Number Clark MS 2010.030
Complete Yes

John Baptist Rasi, 1781.

15 poems.

All Alexander Pope poems, some written out in their entirety.

Format Quarto
Book Size 19.1cm x 12.9cm
Filled Page Count 377 pages
Item Count 16
Poem Count 15
First Line Index No
Digitized Yes
Additional Genres Prose commentary
Print Sources
Major Themes

Major themes prominent among the manuscript contents in alphabetical order.

Minor Themes

Other themes of interest among the manuscript contents in alphabetical order.


Clark MS 2010.030.” Manuscript Verse Miscellanies, 1700–1820, edited by Betty A. Schellenberg, Simon Fraser University, Accessed .

Created 2019-09-04 1:13:44 PM
Updated 2023-07-20 4:00:50 PM
Feature Note
Author attributions

Regular; all Pope, as indicated by title page.


Bound in vellum over boards with gilt lettering on spine and sprinkled edges.


Single throughout; larger and looser with the Dunciad and title page.

Indications of use

A very fine copy with very few correction and emendations. No marking-up of the poems at all – treated more like a sacred text, with reverence, perhaps.

Item formatting

Titles written somewhat larger than the rest of the text.

Ruled horizontal line at the ends of each poem, which continues on same page.

Line numbers to the poems.

Page layout

Paginated (by the compiler, up to p. 346).

Title page