Directions to Servants. Decorations by John Nash (1925)
Book ID: 67403
Directions to Servants By the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of Saint Patrick’s Cathedral Dublin, With Decorations by John Nash. Published by Golden Cockerel Press, 1925. First Edition Thus. Publisher’s parchment, spine lettered in gilt, pale green patterned papered boards. Text printed in two columns in black and green. Upper corners worn, otherwise a nice bright copy.
One of 350 Numbered Copies. Illustrated with 12 wood-engraved illustrations by John Nash
Begun in 1731, Swift’s hilarious satirical advice to English servants was unfinished at the time of his death, fourteen years later.
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