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Jonathan Swift by  Victoria Glendinning - First edition - 1998 - from The Glass Key and Biblio.com

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Jonathan Swift

by Glendinning, Victoria

Condition: Very Good/very good


London: Hutchinson, 1998. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. 1st edition. 8vo. Pp xii + 324 + 8pp monochrome halftone plates. Black cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. Very Good in Very Good dust-jacket.


Victoria Glendinning is the award-winning biographer of Anthony Trollope, Elizabeth Bowen, Edith Sitwell, Vita Sackville-West and Rebecca West. She is also a literary critic, broadcaster, and highly acclaimed author of two novels. She lives in London, England.



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