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    Swift, Jonathan. Selected Essays. Volume One (All Published). Waltham St. Lawrence, Berkshire: The Golden Cockerel Press, 1925. 4to. [8, first 5 are blank],9-79,[2],[1]pp. Publisher's vellum-backed green paper boards, title gilt, spine slightly soiled, edges a little worn, bookplate of Carville Plummer, deckled edged paper. Wood engravings by Jon Farleigh, t.p, & headings in blue. Cockerel device in gold on colophon leaf. 450 copies were issued this number 315 (see below). First Edition Thus. Of the proposed edition only this volume was printed and a fire destroyed more than half of the edition. It is believed that only 190 copies survive. From the Krown & Spellman Collection. Krown & Spellman retail: $300.00



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