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SWIFT, Jonathan
Le conte du tonneau : contenant tout ce que les arts & les sciences ont de plus sublime et de plus mysterieux ; avec plusieurs autres pieces trescurieuses
Henri Scheurleer. 1732 BANNED edition Jonathan Swift Tale of a Tub Calvinism Catholic Satire 3v Books, like men their authors, have no more than one way of coming into the world, but there are ten thousand to go out of it, and return no more. Jonathan Swift, A Tale of a Tub Jonathan Swift s A Tale of a Tub is a controversial work which was stirred over politics and religion and whether ancient or modern models were more important. This allegorical parody tale follows the lives and actions of three brothers who each represent a facet of European religion Catholicism, Calvinism, and Lutheranism. Throughout Europe and England, readers wanted to be able to access the popular work. Justus van Effen, a Dutch journalist, published a French translation of Tub entitled Le Conte Du Tonneau . This translation became the standard edition to which French readers owed their acquaintance to Swift (Hermann Real). Interestingly, this French translation was placed on the Prohibited Book Index and banned by the Catholic Church in 1734. Item number: #11271 Price: $750 SWIFT, Jonathan Le conte du tonneau : contenant tout ce que les arts & les sciences ont de plus sublime et de plus mysterieux ; avec plusieurs autres pieces trescurieuses A la Haye : Chez Henri Scheurleer, 1732-42. Details: Collation: Complete; 3 volumes Vol. 1 [13], 5-300, [14] 7 engraved plates 1732 first edition Vol. 2 [14], 296 1 engraved plate A Lausanne & a Geneve: March-Mich Bousquet, 1742 Vol. 3 [2], XVI, 280 A Lausanne & a Geneve: March-Mich Bousquet, 1742 References: Lowndes 2558; Hermann Real, Reception of Jonathan Swi … [Click Below for Full Description]
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