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A Tale of a Tub. Written for the Universal Improvement of Mankind

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A Tale of a Tub. Written for the Universal Improvement of Mankind

by Jonathan Swift, D.D

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  • very good
  • hardcover
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Very Good
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London: L. Reeve & Co, 1889. Cloth Bound Boards. Very Good. 24mo - over 5 - 5¾" tall. 1889. Size 24mo, 256 pages. Crimson cloth covered boards with gilt titles on black panel to the spine and black titles and vignette of books to the front cover, repeated as the frontispiece. Condition very good, corners and spine ends rubbed and bumped, spine and covers a bit grubby with shelf-wear handling, pages are a little toned else contents are clean. Swift's classic satire on religious controversy, as exemplified in the quarrels between Peter (Roman Catholicism), Martin (Luther), and Jack (Calvin).

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Bookseller
Lazarus Books Limited GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
014945
Title
A Tale of a Tub. Written for the Universal Improvement of Mankind
Author
Jonathan Swift, D.D
Format/binding
Cloth Bound Boards
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
L. Reeve & Co
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1889
Keywords
FICTION HUMOUR SATIRE RELIGION RELIGIOUS
Size
24mo - over 5 - 5¾" tall

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About Lazarus Books Limited

We are a small family business located in Blackpool, England. We stock a varied range of Antiquarian and Collectable Books; Antiquarian Holy Bibles, Fine Bindings, Literature, Poetry, Military, Travel, First Editions, Illustrated, Childrens', Signed Books and more.

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gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
spine
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Cloth
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