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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 battle between the antient and modern books in St. James's Library : also a discourse concerning the mechanical operation of the spirit, in a letter to a friend : a fragment

A tale of a tub : written for the universal improvement of mankind : to which is added, an account of a battle between the antient and modern books in St. James's Library : also a discourse concerning the mechanical operation of the spirit, in a letter to a friend : a fragment

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A tale of a tub : written for the universal improvement of mankind : to which is added, an account of a battle between the antient and modern books in St. James's Library : also a discourse concerning the mechanical operation of the spirit, in a letter to a friend : a fragment
Title
A tale of a tub
Title remainder
written for the universal improvement of mankind : to which is added, an account of a battle between the antient and modern books in St. James's Library : also a discourse concerning the mechanical operation of the spirit, in a letter to a friend : a fragment
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Language
eng
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IXA
Citation location within source
237
Citation source
Teerink, H. Bibliography of the writings of Jonathan Swift
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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A tale of a tub : written for the universal improvement of mankind : to which is added, an account of a battle between the antient and modern books in St. James's Library : also a discourse concerning the mechanical operation of the spirit, in a letter to a friend : a fragment
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  • Author of explanatory notes identified as William Wooton
  • Each part has special t.p
  • Page following p. xlvii blank
  • Signatures: A-L12
  • Woodcuts: head-pieces; initial
  • Engravings: illustrated with 8 full-page copper engravings (frontispiece plus 7 additional plates);
Dimensions
17 cm (12mo)
Edition
  • The eighth edition :
  • with the author's apology and explanatory notes by W. W----tt----n, B.D. and others.
Extent
xlvii, [1], [49]-264 p., 8 leaves of plates
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: contemporary [?] marbled paper over brown leather boards; gold-stamped spine title, "Tale of a tub." Contemporary ownership inscription on t.p. of John Fitz: Gerald.
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ill.
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  • (OCoLC)09869594
  • ucoclc9869594
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A tale of a tub : written for the universal improvement of mankind : to which is added, an account of a battle between the antient and modern books in St. James's Library : also a discourse concerning the mechanical operation of the spirit, in a letter to a friend : a fragment
Publication
Note
  • Author of explanatory notes identified as William Wooton
  • Each part has special t.p
  • Page following p. xlvii blank
  • Signatures: A-L12
  • Woodcuts: head-pieces; initial
  • Engravings: illustrated with 8 full-page copper engravings (frontispiece plus 7 additional plates);
Dimensions
17 cm (12mo)
Edition
  • The eighth edition :
  • with the author's apology and explanatory notes by W. W----tt----n, B.D. and others.
Extent
xlvii, [1], [49]-264 p., 8 leaves of plates
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: contemporary [?] marbled paper over brown leather boards; gold-stamped spine title, "Tale of a tub." Contemporary ownership inscription on t.p. of John Fitz: Gerald.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)09869594
  • ucoclc9869594

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