A tale of a tub. /
Written for the universal improvement of mankind ... To which is added, An account of a battle between the ancient and modern books in St. James's Library. Also a discourse concerning the mechanical operation of the spirit, in a letter to a friend. A fragment ... With the author's apology; and explanatory notes by W. Wotton, B. D. and others.
|Main Creator:||Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745.|
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Dublin : Printed by G. Faulkner, 1769.
"This is a separate issue of the Works, Vol. XX; 8vo, 1769 (see no. 47), from which the first leaf (t. + bl.) has been cut away." Cf. Teerink, H. A bibliography of the writings of Jonathan Swift. 2d ed. Philadelphia, 1963. No. 244, p. 175.
Portrait engraved by B. Wilson.
Full calf; gilt spine with red label.
Ownership inscription on fly-leaf.
Also issued as vol.20 of: 'The works of the Reverend Dr. Jonathan Swift, .. In twenty volumes.' Dublin, 1772.
With a final advertisement leaf.
Physical description: lxix, , 286, 2 p., plates : ill., port. ; 21 cm. (8vo)
Citations/References: Teerink-Scouten, 244
Citations/References: Teerink-Scouten, 47