ON POETRY: A RAPSODY. Jonathan Swift.
ON POETRY: A RAPSODY.
ON POETRY: A RAPSODY.
ON POETRY: A RAPSODY.
ON POETRY: A RAPSODY.

ON POETRY: A RAPSODY.

Printed at Dublin, and Re-printed at London: Sold by J. Huggonson,,, and at the Booksellers and Pamphlet-shops, 1733.

First edition. Folio. 28p: [A]1, B-G2, H1. Text followed by two lines of Errata, below the word 'Finis.' Beautifully bound to style by Dulau & Co. in speckled calf with inner frame of smooth tan calf with gilt-rolled borders and corner pieces. Vertical spine title in gilt, dentelles. Housed in a solander box of the same speckled calf over tan cloth. Box made by Newbold & Collins, Sydney. Covers somewhat bowed with slight wear to spine ends, the box with trifling wear to spine ends, else quite fine. Item #21809

"The imprint is probably misleading, for no earlier Dublin edition is know; 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." Rothschild 2147.
Teerink 741.

With the bookplate of Oliver Brett, Third Viscount Esher.

Price: $1,450.00

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