Book Description

London: printed for W. Owen, at Homer’s Head, in Fleet-Street, MDCCLIV. [1754]. First edition. Pp [4],240, xxviii,14,[2] (Index followed by advertisement and ad leaf). Pages 82-89 contain the first appearance in print of Jonathan Swift’s poem ’The answer’ (Teerink). Page 233 misnumbered 133. Contemporary calf, constrasting label, edges specked, original endpapers present, corners a little rubbed, unobtrusive tiny worm trails to margin of index leaves without affecting text. Early ownership stamp to fly leaf W B Rhodes. A good clean example, with wide margins throughout. Teerink, 1623.
Dealer Notes
Unusual to find in a contemporary binding and original condition.
Date 1754
Binding Contemporary calf
Publisher W. Owen
Illustrator None
Condition Very good
Pages [4],240, xxviii,14,[2]

Price: £300.00

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