There is no half-title in the Museum copy of this alternative First Edition.
A half-title page has been removed from the front of the book.
Transcriptions of ads from the verso of the cover and the verso of the half-title page follow.
On the half-title is the inscription, "with the Author's best esteem."
Subtitle, sub′tī-tl, n. an additional or second title to a book, a half-title.
Second edition: with half-title, but without the Dedication.
half-title of "Essay on Criticism," written 1709, T1 (verso blank).
There is another edition of 1781 with half-title and 96 pages.
Between a tenant that hath by custom a half-title to his easier rent, and one that hath not.
half-title and title, two leaves; a1-a4, and B1-I4 in fours.