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Badcock, Samuel

Published by Monthly Review, London (1785)

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About this Item: Monthly Review, London, 1785. Disbound. Condition: Very Good. First Edition. 17 pages. This is an essay from The Monthly Review, regarding this published work. Note; this is an original article separated from the volume, not a reprint or copy. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 17 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Monthly Review; Printed before 1800; Printed before 1800; Inventory No: 272274. 23 years of serving customers on ABE. A seller you can rely on. Seller Inventory # 272274

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Swift Jonathan

Published by Charles Griffin & Co Ltd, London (1868)

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About this Item: Charles Griffin & Co Ltd, London, 1868. Decorative Hardback. Condition: Good. Frontispiece is Illus (illustrator). 1st This Edition. The works of Jonathan Swift the author of Guilliver's Travels. Carefully selected with a life of the author and aoriginal and authentic notes. He was the Dean of St Patrick's Dublin. Much of what he wrote was designed to serve only the transient purposes of political agitation and party conflict. The notes to The Tale and Travels ghave been carefyully selected and rewritten while many new ones have been added. 607pp Size: 9 1/2 x 7. Seller Inventory # 10643

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Swift, Jonathan

Published by J. Johnson (and 23 Others), London (1803)

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About this Item: J. Johnson (and 23 Others), London, 1803. Paperback. Condition: Very Good (Minus). No Jacket. First Thus. London: J. Johnson (and 23 Others), 1803. This is a Very Good (Minus) copy of a First Edition Thus: " A New Edition, in Twenty-four Volumes; Corrected and Revised by John Nichols, F.A.S. Edinb. and Perth." Gray paper boards; brown spine with paper labels. 331 pages. Contains two of Swift's most famous satirical essays: "A Tale of a Tub" and "The Battle of the Books." Pages have some spotting and browning at the edges. Heavilly rubbed and with significant chipping to the spine; the labels are present and readable, although faded. Not a great beauty, but still sound despite the defects, and a great artifact. First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good (Minus)/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall. Seller Inventory # 005167

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Swift, Jonathan (edited by D. Laing Purves)

Published by William P. Nimmo, Edinburgh, Scotland (1873)

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About this Item: William P. Nimmo, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1873. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. No Jacket. 1st Edition. authentically oldEdinburgh: Nimmo, 1873. 1st edition, later printing (preface is dated 1868), NF/. Book has soiling to preliminary pages (front & rear), extending (and gradually lessening) to a few pages in at both ends. Double-columned text (with footnotes) covers all his major works (fiction and non-fiction) including various papers on religion, morals literature, etc, "Memoirs of Captain John Creighton", "The Bickerstaff Papers" and "Directions to Servants" as well as poems. Book is bound in full leather, five raised bands, leather label, all edges gilt, gilt lettering on spine label, gilt designs on spine, gilt borders to both panels. Some rubbing to most edges, spine ends, corners and folds. Bookplate on front paste-down of Russel Wilson Chatham. Marbleized end-papers. Swift is accredited as the Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin. Subtitle on first title page: Carefully selected with a life (40 pp) of the author and authentic notes. 608 pp., looks authentically old. Nice copy. Seller Inventory # 004731

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SWIFT, JONATHAN

Published by Charles Griffin and Company, London (1868)

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About this Item: Charles Griffin and Company, London, 1868. Cloth. Condition: VG. 1st of This Edition. Gilt lettered purple cloth with gilt medallion on front panel. Cloth faded at spine. 608 pp. Wear to extremities. Size: 8vo. Seller Inventory # 22946

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THE WORKS OF THE REV. JONATHAN SWIFT,: Jonathan Swift (with

Jonathan Swift (with a biography of the author by D. Laing Purves; and Original and Authentic Notes)

Published by William P. Nimmo, Edinburgh (1869)

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About this Item: William P. Nimmo, Edinburgh, 1869. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, as Issued. First Thus. First impression of the first single volume edition of The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift. First edition thus. ***Good in green cloth-covered boards with gilt titles and decorative borders to spine and small gilt circular decoration to the front board and ornate blind decorative borders to front and rear boards. Please note that the front hinge is splitting and is suitable as a reading or rebinding copy only. Extremities of boards slightly rubbed. Boards slightly rubbed. Corners of boards rubbed. No inscriptions. A finely engraved steel-engraving full-page portrait of Jonathan Swift to the second front free endpaper with a tissue-guard protecting this engraving and also the title-page vignette of 'Stella' to the next page. A few sporadic light fox-spots to prelims and rear catalogue pages. Interior pages clean. 250mm x 174mm. 608 pages plus a twenty-four page catalogue of popular and standard books published by William P. Nimmo to the rear dated 1868 and also dated 10. 68. to the bottom of the first catalogue page, as called for. ***Contents: Life of Swift; A Tale of a Tub; The Battle of The Books; Gulliver Travels; Memoirs Relating to that Change which happened in the Queen's Ministry in the year 1710; Swift's Journal to Stella; A Discourse of the Contests, and Dissensions between the nobles and the commons in Athens and Rome; The Conduct of the Allies, and of the late ministry, in beginning and carrying on the war; The Sentiments of a Church-of-England man with respect to religion and Government; Various Papers on Religion, Morals, Literature etc. (including A Meditation upon a Broomstick; Memoirs of Captain John Creichton; The "Bickerstaff" Papers; Directions to Servants; Selected Poems. ***First impression of the first single volume edition of the Works of The Rev. Jonathan Swift, complete in its original cloth boards. First edition thus. Of interest to collectors of antiquarian and literary first editions, suitable as a reading copy or for repair by a book-binder. ***For all our books, postage is charged at cost, allowing for packaging: any shipping rates indicated on ABE are an average only: we will reduce the P & P charge where appropriate - please contact us for postal rates for heavier books and sets etc. Seller Inventory # 3763

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