Search results for: 'SWIFT, Jonathan.'
SWIFT, Jonathan. Travels Into Several Remote Nations of the World.
London : 1726The true first edition of Swift's masterpiece, Teerink's A edition, published on 28 October 1726 in two octavo volumes. Two superficially similar but distinct octavo editions followed in quick succession: the second (eccentrically designated AA by Teerink) sometime in the middle of November, and the third edition (Teerink B) in December.
"The... Learn More£45,000.00
Stock Code: 102756
SWIFT, Jonathan. Directions to Servants In General;
London : 1745First London edition, probably following the Dublin edition published the same year. The satire dated back to 1704, but Swift kept the manuscript by him; he is known to have been working on it in 1731 and probably the following year, though it shows some signs of remaining unfinished. It was finally published posthumously in the year of his death. Learn More£3,500.00
Stock Code: 108447
SWIFT, Jonathan; DESFONTAINES, Pierre-François Guyot (imit.) Le Nouveau Gulliver,
Paris : 1730First edition of Desfontaines's imitation of Gulliver's Travels, preceding the Amsterdam edition of the same year. Pierre Desfontaines's unauthorised sequel followed on the success of his translation of Gulliver's Travels (published in 1727, the first Paris edition of Swift's work). The Nouveau Gulliver's title pages' spuriously claim that it was "traduit... Learn More£500.00
Stock Code: 113112
GOLLANCZ OMNIBUS. The Christmas Omnibus.
London : 1932First edition, first impression. Intended as light reading over Christmas, the collection includes a selection of the writings of Jonathan Swift, Jane Austen, Charles Dickens, Alexander Pope and others. From the publisher's archive, with their stamp to front pastedown and front panel. Learn More£125.00
Stock Code: 128630
GLOVER, Richard. The Poetical Works.
London : 1806An exceedingly attractive set of Glover's works. His epic Leonidas (pp. 17-143 and pp. 5-134) impressed Jonathan Swift, who wrote to Alexander Pope enquiring "who is that Mr. Glover, who writ the Epic Poem called Leonidas, which hath great vogue" (ODNB). Learn More£250.00
Stock Code: 146239
MOUZÉ, M. Traité de Fortification Souterraine,
Paris : 1804First edition of this influential work of practical military engineering, this copy with the pencilled ownership inscription of Joseph Gardner Swift, the first graduate of West Point and its second superintendent, to the title page. Swift was appointed a cadet in the Corps of Artillerists at Newport, RI on 12 May 1800, transferring to West Point in... Learn More£5,750.00
Stock Code: 83053