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Published by OUP in Oxford .
Written in English


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StatementJonathan Swift.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii,599p.
Number of Pages599
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20708714M

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The text of Gulliver's travels is substantially that of the second edition, , with the corrections in Ford's copy of the first edition, The text of A tale of a tub and the Battle between the ancient and modern books is that of the 5th edition, , in which they were issued together. One of the greatest and most characteristic of Swift’s general satires is A Tale of a Tub, written for the universal improvement of mankind, an early work, composed about , and published, with The Battle of the Books, in In his later years, when his powers were failing, we are told that Swift was seen looking at this volume and was heard to say, “Good God, what a genius I had when I wrote that . Home» Gulliver's Travels: The Tale of a Tub and the Battle of the Books (Hardcover) Gulliver's Travels: The Tale of a Tub and the Battle of the Books (Hardcover) By Jonathan Swift. Email or call for price. Usually Ships in Days. Description.   During his visits to England in these years Swift published A Tale of a Tub and The Battle of the Books () and began to gain a reputation as a writer. Gulliver's Travels Book 2 Chapter 6.