The history of John Bull : and Poems on several occasions / by Dr. Jonathan Swift ; with several miscellaneous pieces, by Dr. Swift and Mr. Pope.
- London : Sold by D. Midwinter and A. Tonson, [1753?]
347,  p. ; 18 cm (12mo)
- e.se e.s. e.at G-*C (7) 1750 (Q)
- Place of Publication:
- England London.
- The history of John Bull is by John Arbuthnot. Cf. ESTC.
"The same printing as Vol. X...of the 10 vol. set of Swift's works, 1752-53, with a new title" -Teerink
This volume (with a different title page) was published in 1753 in Edinburgh as A Supplement to Dr. Swift's Works (vol. 10 of Teerink 93).
Signatures: A⁶(±A1) B-2F⁶.
Leaf A1 is a cancel; leaf M1 unsigned.
Imprint date from Teerink
- Local notes:
- Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Zachs-Adam Rare Book Fund.
Teerink copy has ms. biographical note regarding John Arbuthnot in blue ink on blank leaf preceding title leaf; partially illegible ms. inscription ("[...] no C[...] 4/1") at head of title leaf; ms. note ("C/P DUR BR %VA") in pencil on back pastedown.
Teerink copy purchased for the Penn Libraries in 2017 from Bernard Quaritch Ltd.
Teerink copy has bookseller's label ("GEORGE GREGORY, Book Merchant & Library Buyer ... BATH.") on front pastedown.
Teerink copy has ms. ownership inscription ("e libris E. Thomason.") on blank leaf preceding title leaf.
Teerink copy has round monogram stamp of an unidentified former owner on title leaf.
Teerink copy bound in full contemporary sheep; 5 raised bands on spine; gold-rule spine panels; gold-stamped red leather spine label ("JOHN BULL").
Teerink copy: boards worn; joints cracked.
- Penn Provenance:
- Gregory, George Edward, 1852-1930 (label) (Teerink copy)
Thomason, E. (former owner) (inscription) (Teerink copy)
- Penn Chronology:
- Cited in:
- ESTC T57312
Teerink-Scouten 6; 93 (note)
- Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745.
Midwinter, D. (Daniel), -1757, bookseller.
Collection of British and American Fiction, 1660-1830 (University of Pennsylvania)
Zachs-Adam Rare Book Fund.
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