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The history of the four last years of the Queen / by the late Jonathan Swift, D.D. D.S.P.D. ; published from the last manuscript copy, corrected and enlarged by the author's own hand.

Other records:
Author/Creator:
Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745.
Publication:
London : Printed for A. Millar ..., MDCCLVIII [1758]
Format/Description:
Book
xvi, 392 p. ; 21 cm. (8vo)
Fingerprint:
n-i- inis ngrd siin (3) 1758 (R)
Subjects:
Anne, Queen of Great Britain, 1665-1714 -- Early works to 1800.
Great Britain -- History -- Anne, 1702-1714 -- Early works to 1800.
Place of Publication:
England London.
Notes:
Signatures: A-2B⁸ 2C⁴.
In some copies Z3 is misprinted Z2; further variants of pp. 190-1 misnumbered 192-3 and/or leaf 2A3 missigned 2A4. Cf. ESTC.
Errata on leaf A8.
Local notes:
Teerink copies 1 and 2 each has leaf 2A3 missigned 2A4.
Teerink copy 3: leaf Z3 and 2A3 signed correctly; p. 190-191 numbered correctly.
Teerink copy 3 has illegible ms. inscription at head of title leaf.
Teerink copy 3 given to the Penn Libraries in 2016 by Panthea Reid in memory of her late husband John Irwin Fischer, Swift scholar and collector of these books.
Teerink copy 3 has partially illegible bookseller's label ("J. SW[...] Boo[...] BINDER, & [...] 34, Bridge[...]ow, CHES[...]R. English and Foreign PUBLIC LIBRARY") on front pastedown. Probably that of John Swarbrick (1788-1850), active before 1828-1850 at 34 and 35 Bridge Street Row, Chester, England. Cf. BBTI.
Teerink copy 3 bound in early full sprinkled calf; gold-tooled cover edges; four raised bands on spine; gold-stamped red leather spine label ("SWIFT'S HISTORY"), partially detached; all edges red.
Penn Provenance:
T. Baker's Circulating Library, Southampton (bookplate) (Teerink copy 1)
Reid, Panthea (donor) (Teerink copy 3)
Fischer, John Irwin, 1940-2015 (former owner) (honoree) (Teerink copy 3)
Swarbrick, John (label) (Teerink copy 3)
Penn Chronology:
1758
Cited in:
Teerink-Scouten 809
ESTC T143996
Contributor:
Millar, Andrew, 1705-1768, bookseller.
OCLC:
2198198
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