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Tale of a Tub and the Battle of the Books

(1979)
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Excerpt from A Tale of a Tub and the Battle of the Books

Now I have two words in my own defence against this objection. First, I am far from granting the number of writers. 'a nuisance to our nation, having strenuously maintained the contrary in several parts of the following discourse. Secondly, I do not well understand the justice of this proceeding because I observe many of these polite prefaces to be not only from the same hand, but from those who are most voluminous in their several productions. Upon which I shall tell the reader a short tale.

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January 2018 : UK Hardback
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Title: A Tale of a Tub and the Battle of the Books (Classic Reprint)
Author(s): Jonathan Swift
ISBN: 0-483-96992-3 / 978-0-483-96992-6 (UK edition)
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June 1979 : USA Hardback
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Title: A Tale of a Tub and the Battle of the Books
Author(s): Jonathan Swift
ISBN: 0-934710-00-7 / 978-0-934710-00-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Joseph Simon
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January 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Tale of a Tub and the Battle of the Books (Classic Reprint)
Author(s): Jonathan Swift
ISBN: 0-243-92696-0 / 978-0-243-92696-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Forgotten Books
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