SWIFT, Jonathan Gulliver’s Travels and Selected Writings in Prose and Verse.
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Gulliver's Travels and Selected Writings in Prose and Verse.
Edited by John Hayward.
Bloomsbury: The Nonesuch Press & New York: Random House, 1934. First Nonesuch edition. pp. xviii, 868. Modern half maroon calf on maroon cloth boards, title, author and year in gilt direct on spine. Original cloth backstrip bound in at end. A fine copy.
The contents include: A Tale of a Tub; The Conduct of the Allies; An Argument &c; A Letter to a Young Gentleman Lately Enter'd into Holy Orders; A Letter to a Young Poet; A Letter to a Very Young Lady on her Marriage; A Meditation upon a Broom-Stick, Thoughts on Various Subjects, Resolutions; Irish Tracts: The Drapier's Letters; Extract from a Short Character of his Ex[cellency] T[he] E[arl] of W[harton]; A Short View of the State of Ireland; A Modest Proposal; An Examination of certain Abuses; A Serious and useful Scheme to make an Hospital for Incurables; A Complete Collection of Genteel and Ingenious Conversation; Selections from Directions to Servants; Selection from the Journal to Stella Selection; A Character of Mrs Johnson [Stella]; Three Prayers for Stella; Poems, etc.
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