1925 Selected Essays
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Illustrated, Leather Binding, Limited Edition
Limited edition, limited to 450 copies, this copy numbered 262. Only 190 copies of this limited edition were produced.
Volume One stated to the title page, however no Volume Two was ever published.
A selected volume of essays by the great satirist Jonathan Swift, including 'A Discourse Concerning the Mechanical Operation of the Spirit', 'A Modest Proposal For Preventing the Children of Poor People From Being a Burthen to Their Parents or Country, and for Making Them Beneficial to the Publick', and more.
Illustrated with in-text wood engravings by Jon Farleigh.
Edited by R. Ellis Roberts.
Bookplate of Frederick Freke Palmer to the front paste down.
In the original publisher's half vellum binding with paper to the boards. Externally, smart. A little discolouration to the vellum, as is usual. Only a few light marks to the boards. A patch of fading to the head of the rear board. Bookplate to the front paste down. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean.
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