A tale of a tub. Written for the universal improvement of mankind. To which is added, an account of a battel between the ancient and modern books in St. James's Library
by Swift, Jonathan
London: printed for John Nutt, 1704. First edition, second issue (as usual, with line 10, p. 320 with the word "uterius" omitted); small 8vo, pp. , 322; contemporary calf-backed marbled boards, red morocco label on spine; a very good, sound copy. Contains the preliminary leaf of fictitious ads and the genuine blank leaf Y2 at the back. Rothschild 1992; Teerink 217.
(Inventory #: 50093)
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