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Swift, Jonathan
On Poetry; a Rapsody
Printed at Dublin, and Reprinted at London: And sold by J. Huggsonson., London, 1733. First edition. 28 pp. 1 vols. Folio. "The imprint is probably misleading, for no earlier Dublin edition is known; the poem is one of the six conveyed by Mrs. Barber to Pilkington, and was published in London on 31 December 1733. The first recorded Dublin edition was published by Hyde in 1734, as 'London Printed, and Dublin Re-printed'." The first edition of one of Swift's most famous poems. Foxon S888; Rothschild 2147; Teerink 741 Full red crushed levant morocco, upper cover rehinged, some light paint specks, else very good [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
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