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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
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Bookseller
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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Cataloging source
CLU
Citation location within source
  • 218
  • T49833
Citation source
  • Teerink, H. Bibliography of the writings of Jonathan Swift (2nd ed.)
  • ESTC
Dewey number
827.52
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR3724
LC item number
.T25 1704L2
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
  • Anonymous. By Jonathan Swift
  • Signatures: A6 B-X8 Y2
  • Separate title-pages for: A full and true account of the battel fought last Friday, between the antient and the modern books in St. James's Library. London, 1704 (p. [223]-278); and, A discourse concerning the mechanical operation of the spirit. In a letter to a friend. A fragment
  • Pages 2 and 189 mispaginated 1 and 181
  • Advertisement on verso of leaf A1: Treatises writ by the same Author..
  • Final leaf is blank
Dimensions
19 cm (8vo)
Edition
The second edition corrected.
Extent
[12], 322 p.
Note
  • Clark Library copy: Armorial bookplate of the Proctor Beauchamp family, with motto: Semper fidelis. Bound in Cambridge-style speckled calf, title in gilt on black spine label. All edges speckled red.
  • Spec. Coll. copy: newer brown paper over brown leather boards; gold-stamped tan leather spine label, with title "J. Swift. Tale of a tub." Purchase, Dawson's, Dec. 10, 1934.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)13238248
  • ucoclc13238248
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
  • Anonymous. By Jonathan Swift
  • Signatures: A6 B-X8 Y2
  • Separate title-pages for: A full and true account of the battel fought last Friday, between the antient and the modern books in St. James's Library. London, 1704 (p. [223]-278); and, A discourse concerning the mechanical operation of the spirit. In a letter to a friend. A fragment
  • Pages 2 and 189 mispaginated 1 and 181
  • Advertisement on verso of leaf A1: Treatises writ by the same Author..
  • Final leaf is blank
Dimensions
19 cm (8vo)
Edition
The second edition corrected.
Extent
[12], 322 p.
Note
  • Clark Library copy: Armorial bookplate of the Proctor Beauchamp family, with motto: Semper fidelis. Bound in Cambridge-style speckled calf, title in gilt on black spine label. All edges speckled red.
  • Spec. Coll. copy: newer brown paper over brown leather boards; gold-stamped tan leather spine label, with title "J. Swift. Tale of a tub." Purchase, Dawson's, Dec. 10, 1934.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)13238248
  • ucoclc13238248

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