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MISCELLANIES IN PROSE AND VERSE. THE FIRST VOLUME [with:] MISCELLANIES. THE SECOND VOLUME [with:] MISCELLANIES. THE LAST VOLUME
London: Printed for Benjamin Motte 1727. London: Printed for Benjamin Motte, 1727.. Three volumes. 16,[4],408;[14],358;92[6],8,17- 64,313,[1],[4]pp. plus errata leaf. Large octavo. Contemporary polished gilt paneled calf, spines gilt extra, gilt labels, marbled endsheets. Bookplate of the Bibliothèque de Champvieux in corner of each front pastedown, early ink name on each title in upper margin, occasional smudges or minor foxing, with modest tanning to isolated gatherings, otherwise a very pretty set, very good or better. First edition of this iteration of the evolving Swift - Pope - Gay - Arbuthnot MISCELLANIES. The first volume features the canceled forms of K7-8 and L6-7 and the third volume is the state noted by Teerink as 3b, but also includes the errata leaf characteristic of 3d. The reading at II:292:8 is the correct form: 'port'. TEERINK 25 (1b, 2a & 3b-d). GRIFFIN 184, 185 & 197. ROTHSCHILD 1421.
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