Item #987 A Tale of a Tub. Jonathan Swift.
A Tale of a Tub
A Tale of a Tub

A Tale of a Tub

London: Nutt, 1704. First Edition. Hardcover. Ist edition Ist printing with the uncorrected text and the blank space on page 320 where the word "uterinus" was later inserted (a 2nd and 3rd edition were published the same year). His first major book, a classic satire on religious controversy, as exemplified in the quarrels between Saint Peter, Martin Luther, and Jack Calvin. 19th century full, straight grain morocco. A near fine copy, clean, sound and complete with the Treatises leaf at the front and the final blank, and though it is not a scarce book, it is quite so in this splendid condition. Ref: Teerink-Scouten
217. Rothschild 1992. Near fine. Item #987

Price: $7,000.00

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