The works of Jonathan Swift, D.D. Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin, accurately revised in twelve volumes, adorned with copper-plates; with some account of the author's life, and notes historical and explanatory, by John Hawkesworth.
|Main Creator:||Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745.|
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London : printed for C. Bathurst, C. Davis, C. Hitch, and L. Hawes, J. Hodges, R. and J. Dodsley and W. Bowyer, 1754-55.
Vols. 1, 10-12 are dated 1755; vols. 2-9, 1754.
The imprints to vols. 2-4, 6 read: "Printed for C. Bathurst"; that to vol. 5: "Printed for C. Bathurst, C. Hitch and L. Hawes"; those to vols. 7, 12: "Printed for C. Davis, C. Hitch and L. Hawes, J. Hodges, C. Bathurst, R. and J. Dodsley, and W. Bowyer"; those to vols. 8-10: "Printed for C. Davis, J. Hodges, and W. Bowyer"; and to vol. 11: "Printed for C. Davis, C. Hitch and L. Hawes, C. Bathurst, R. and J. Dodsley, and W. Bowyer".
Titlepages in red and black.
Vol. 3: "G8(pp.85-6) cancelled, but reprinted, provided with a footnote on p. , as H1" (Teerink).
Vol. 4: 'A key to the lock', sigs. [T]-[U]8 (pp. -298) has been inserted after sig. S5 (p. 266).
Vol. 8: Sigs. 2A6-2A8, 2B-2D are apparently cancelled; the verso of sig. 2A5 is numbered 360-414.
A further five volumes, octavo, of 'The works', published 1764-75, as well as six volumes of 'Letters', 1766-68, and 'A supplement to Dr. Swift's works' in two volumes, 1776-79, were intended to accompany these 12 volumes.
Physical description: 12v.,plates : engr.music,maps ; 8⁰.
Citations/References: Teerink-Scouten, 88