London: Printed for C. Bathurst, C. Davis, C. Hitch and L. Hawes, J. Hodges, R. and J. Dodsley, and W. Bowyer, 1755.
First Hawkesworth edition. Illustrated with one engraved frontispiece in first volume; 4 engraved plates of musical notation in the fourth volume; 25 engraved plates bound throughout set. Each volume is in two parts; each part, with the exception of vol. 1, pt. 1, has a separate title-page. 6 vols. 4to. Contemporary mottled calf, spines stamped in gilt, with a crimson and brown leather title labels, lightly worn, scattered blistering and scratches to covers, minor chipping to spine ends, minor worming at inner margin of several leaves in Vol. I; marbled edges. With armorial book-plate of Sir Thomas Miller, 5th Baronet of Chichester (1731-1816) on front paste-down of each volume, and armorial book-plate of his son, Thomas Miller Esq., 6th Baronet of Chichester (1781-1864), on title-page verso of second through sixth volumes. Teerink-Scouten 87: ESTC T52755. Item #318686
The first six volumes of the collected works of Swift, a set that was eventually extended to 14 volumes.
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