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Le conte du tonneau :

contenant tout ce que les arts, & les sciences ont de plus sublime, et de plus mysterieux. Avec plusieurs autres piéces très-curieuses /
par le fameux Dr. Swift ; traduit de l' Anglois [by J. van Effen].
Main Creator: Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745.
Contributors: Effen, J. van.
Format: BOOK
Published / Created: La Haye [Hague] : Henri Scheurleer, 1721.
Notes:'In a set with a supplementary volume printed in 1733, including translations of the Discourse of the Contests & Dissensions, Pope's Peri Bathous and Arbuthnot's Art of Political Lying. The set is not uniform, but inscriptions in an 18th century hand in all three volumes make it clear that it has been together for almost all its life, certainly since the 18th century.' [Bookseller's catalogue]

Teerink 263 and 265.

Title printed in red and black.

First French translation of A tale of a tub.


Physical description: 2 v. : ill ; 17 cm. (12mo)

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