SWIFT (Jonathan). The tale of the barrel,... - Lot 207 - Kâ-Mondo

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SWIFT (Jonathan). The tale of the barrel,... - Lot 207 - Kâ-Mondo
SWIFT (Jonathan). The tale of the barrel, containing all that is most sublime and mysterious in the arts and sciences. With several other very curious pieces. Translated from the English. A La Haye, chez H. Scheurleer, 1757. 3 volumes in-12, contemporary marbled basane, smooth ornate spine, green titles and tomaison, blue edges (spines rubbed with a few small worm bites, corners dull, sporadic browning, worm tracery in margin of 2nd half of t.2). Edition illustrated with a frontispiece and 6 plates, all copper-engraved. The last volume contains: Traité des dissertations entre les nobles et le peuple dans les républiques d'Athènes et de Rome. L'Art de ramper en poésie and L'Art du mensonge politique. Also included: [Binding with arms]. SWIFT (Jonathan). Captain Gulliver's Travels in Various Distant Lands. A La Haye, chez J. Swart, 1773. Three volumes in 2 volumes in-12, [2] f., XVI p., [2] f., 154 p., [3] f., 183 p. + [11] f., 238 p., pl., period speckled fawn calf, smooth ornate spine, garnet and fawn titles and tombs, unidentified arms cold-stamped on boards, red edges (defects including 3 uncovered headpieces, worn corners; qq. mq. in margin of vol. 2). Edition illustrated with 6 copper-engraved plates, unsigned; it includes a key at the end of the 2nd volume. Unidentified arms (Lefebvre from a modern handwritten note).
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