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The Resource 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

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

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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
Title
A tale of a tub
Title remainder
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
Creator
Contributor
Engraver
Publisher
Language
eng
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Cataloging source
PJU
Citation location within source
  • N13639
  • 224
Citation source
  • ESTC
  • Teerink, H. Bibliography of the writings of Jonathan Swift
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
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
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Publication
Note
  • For possible printer and place of printing, see Teerink
  • This edition has "Vein" on p.69, line 3 from foot; "uicely" on p.207, line 5 from foot
  • Signatures: A-N12
  • Final leaf (N12) is blank
  • Includes: "A full and true account of the battel fought last Friday, between the antient and the modern books in St. James's Library" [p. [215]-[266]; and "A discourse concerning the mechanical operation of the spirit." [by Jonathan Swift] (p. [269]-310); both "Battel" and "Discourse" have special t.p.; continuous pagination and register
  • Ilustrated with 8 full-page copper engravings (frontispiece plus 7 additional engravings), signed by engraver "T. Clark."
Dimensions
15 cm (12mo)
Extent
310, [2] p., [8] leaves of plates
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: contemporary paneled polished calf; blind-tooled ornamental corner-pieces; gold-stamped spine title "A tale of a tub," with imprint year "1711" at base of spine; edges sprinkled red. Contemporary ownership inscription on t.p.: "E. Trotman."
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ill. (engravings)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)05725552
  • ucoclc5725552
Label
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
Publication
Note
  • For possible printer and place of printing, see Teerink
  • This edition has "Vein" on p.69, line 3 from foot; "uicely" on p.207, line 5 from foot
  • Signatures: A-N12
  • Final leaf (N12) is blank
  • Includes: "A full and true account of the battel fought last Friday, between the antient and the modern books in St. James's Library" [p. [215]-[266]; and "A discourse concerning the mechanical operation of the spirit." [by Jonathan Swift] (p. [269]-310); both "Battel" and "Discourse" have special t.p.; continuous pagination and register
  • Ilustrated with 8 full-page copper engravings (frontispiece plus 7 additional engravings), signed by engraver "T. Clark."
Dimensions
15 cm (12mo)
Extent
310, [2] p., [8] leaves of plates
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: contemporary paneled polished calf; blind-tooled ornamental corner-pieces; gold-stamped spine title "A tale of a tub," with imprint year "1711" at base of spine; edges sprinkled red. Contemporary ownership inscription on t.p.: "E. Trotman."
Other physical details
ill. (engravings)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)05725552
  • ucoclc5725552

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