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17 volumes complete. Hardback, 7 x 4.5 inches. Bound in speckled full calf leather binding, with maroon leather spine labels lettered in gilt, with raised banding and gilt decorations to spines. Speckled page edges, plain endpapers. In very good condition, some darkening to spines and edges of boards, Corners slightly rubbed with some rubbing and to edges also. Some small chips to spine labels, vol.6 label partly lost. Neat inscription to endpapers “Cha. Hobbs, Oxon 1763.” and inscribed again on title pages. Inside pages and plates all very clean and tight throughout, no foxing. Else very clean and tight copies. Overall a very good set of this scarce work. 17 vols. Illustrated with 12 B&W engraved plates, and 2 plates of music.
Title: The Works of Dr. Jonathan Swift, Dean of St. Patrick’s, Dublin. Accurately revised. In Seventeen Volumes. With Some Account of the Author's life, and Notes Historical and Explanatory. States 12 Volumes in Vol.1. continued to 17 Volumes by Dean Swift.
Publisher: London, Printed for C. Bathurst, C. Hitch &c &c... 1740:
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