The works of Jonathan Swift, D.D, D.S.P.D. in eight volumes.
Containing, I. His miscellanies in prose. II. His poetical writings. III. The travels of Capt. Lemuel Gulliver. IV. Papers relating to Ireland, and the Drapier's letters. V. The conduct of the allies, and the Examiners. VI. The publick spirit of the Whiggs, &c. with Polite conversation. VII. Letters to and from Dr. Swift. VIII: Directions to servants, sermons, poems, &c.
|Main Creator:||Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745.|
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Dublin : Printed by George Faulkner, 1741-46.
The general titlepage is dated 1746; the separate titlepages to vols. 5 and 6 are dated 1741; vols. 1 and 4, 1742; vol. 3, 1743; vol. 2, 1744; and vols. 7 and 8, 1746.
Vol. 7, being a reissue of 'Letters to and from Dr. J. Swift', Dublin, 1741, had both its initial advertisement leaf and titlepage cancelled and a 1746 titlepage placed in their place.
Vol. 8, Teerink-Scouten's "first issue", in this set has the "M" of its imprint date, "M,DCC,LVI", larger than the rest of the letters; sig. R4 is a cancel.
'Some free thoughts upon the present state of affairs' in vol. 7, and 'Directions to servants' in vol. 8 were also issued separately.
Physical description: 8v.,plates : maps,ports. ; 8⁰.
Citations/References: Teerink-Scouten, 44