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An Essay Upon the Life, Writings, and Character, of Dr. Jonathan Swift. Interspersed with some occasional Animadversions Upon the Remarks of a late critical Author, And upon the Observations of an anonymous Writer on those Remarks. By Deane Swift, Esq; [sic] To which is added, That Sketch of Dr. Swift's Life, written by the Doctor himself, which was lately presented By the Author of this Essay to the University Of Dublin

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An Essay Upon the Life, Writings, and Character, of Dr. Jonathan Swift. Interspersed with some occasional Animadversions Upon the Remarks of a late critical Author, And upon the Observations of an anonymous Writer on those Remarks. By Deane Swift, Esq; [sic] To which is added, That Sketch of Dr. Swift's Life, written by the Doctor himself, which was lately presented By the Author of this Essay to the University Of Dublin

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London: Printed for Charles Bathhurst, 1755. First edition. [4], 375, [1, ad], 53 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Contemporary speckled calf. Fine. First edition. [4], 375, [1, ad], 53 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Early biography of Swift, written by Deane Swift, the cousin of Jonathan; of special interest for its treatment of Jonathan's relations to his contemporaries. It includes unpublished letters from Dr. Swift, and a good deal of material by others of his circle. CBEL, II, p.581; Rothschild 1989

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Title
An Essay Upon the Life, Writings, and Character, of Dr. Jonathan Swift. Interspersed with some occasional Animadversions Upon the Remarks of a late critical Author, And upon the Observations of an anonymous Writer on those Remarks. By Deane Swift, Esq; [sic] To which is added, That Sketch of Dr. Swift's Life, written by the Doctor himself, which was lately presented By the Author of this Essay to the University Of Dublin
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Swift, Deane & Jonathan SWIFT
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[4], 375, [1, ad], 53 pp. 1 vols. 8vo
Book condition
Used - Contemporary speckled calf. Fine
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Edition
First edition
Publisher
Printed for Charles Bathhurst
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1755
Keywords
Irish | Jonathan Swift
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