Remarks on the Life and Writings of Dr. Jonathan Swift, Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin, In a Series of Letters from John Earl of Orrery to his Son, the Honourable Hamilton Boyle
Place Published: London
Publisher: Printed for A. Millar
Date Published: 1752
Edition: Fourth Edition
Binding: Leather bound
Book Id: 23956
321pp. Octavo [20 cm] Full brown leather with raised bands and a gilt stamped red leather spine label. Speckled edges. Very good condition. The leather covers are mottled. There are cosmetic cracks in the rear joint. The longer of the two cracks measures 2 and 1/2 inches. The edges of the covers are lightly rubbed and bumped. The leather at the foot of the spine is mildly chipped. The edges of the endsheets are slightly darkened. The front pastedown has a very small bookplate. The binding is strong. The pages are clean.
Jonathan Swift was an Irish satirist, essayist, political pamphleteer, poet and cleric. He was Dean of St. Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin. He is known for works such as Gulliver's Travels, A Modest Proposal, A Journal to Stella, Drapier's Letters, The Battle of the Books, An Argument Against Abolishing Christianity, and A Tale of a Tub.