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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/Creator:
Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745.
Publication:
London : Printed for John Nutt, 1704.
Format/Description:
Book
[12], 322 ; 19 cm. (8vo)
Edition:
The third edition corrected.
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Other Title:
Account of a battel between the antient and modern books in St. James's Library
Notes:
Signatures: A⁶ B-X⁸ Y1
"A full and true account of the battel fought last Friday between the atient and the modern books in St. James's Library" has special t.p.--p. [223]-278.
"A Discourse concerning the mechanical operation of the spirit in a letter to a friend, a fragment" has special t.p.--p. [279]-322.
Local notes:
Copy 1: Imperfect: leaf A1 wanting.
Copy 1: Manuscript table of contents on last leaf and ms. notes in margins.
Penn Provenance:
Wentworth, Godfrey (autograph, 1704)
Penn Chronology:
1704
Cited in:
Teerink-Scouten 219
ESTC T49834
Contributor:
Swift, Jonathan. 1667-1745.
Swift, Jonathan. 1667-1745.
Collection of British and American Fiction, 1660-1830 (University of Pennsylvania)
Contains:
Full and true account of the battel fought last Friday, between the antient and the modern books in St. James's Library.
Discourse concerning the mechanical operation of the spirit.
OCLC:
81963182