A Tale of a Tub. Written for the Universal Improvement of Mankind. To Which is Added, an Account of a Battel Between the Antient and Modern Books in St. James's Library.

By: Swift, Jonathan.

Price: $600.00

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London: John Nutt, 1704. Third edition (Swift Archive). The first three editions were all published in 1704 (NCBEL v.2, 1057), all by Nutt. Contemporary full paneled calf, re-backed in calf and with new end papers in the nineteenth century, red leather label, gilt, spine ruled in gilt, xii, 322 pp., (a)6; B-X8; Y1. With a page of imaginary ads facing the title, text block measures 187mm tall. With a contemporary annotation in ink at the bottom of page 55: "this good father died". Some wear but a Very Good, sound copy.

Title: A Tale of a Tub. Written for the Universal Improvement of Mankind. To Which is Added, an Account of a Battel Between the Antient and Modern Books in St. James's Library.

Author Name: Swift, Jonathan.

Categories: Other,

Seller ID: swift,jonathan.600london:johnnutt,1704.thirdedit