Swift: The Man, His Works, and the Age. Three Volume. London: Methuen, 1962, 1967, 1983. First Edition Set. A fine set in publisher's dust jackets.
Vol (1) Mr Swift and his Contemporaries; Vol (2) Dr. Swift; Vol (3) Dean Swift (which follows Swift from 1714 to 1745, the year of his death).
The trilogy completed over twenty years remains the most comprehensive, scholarly, and useful work on Swift's life and published works.