Materials for a life of Dr. Swift, 1765.

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Lyon, John, 1710-1790. Materials for a life of Dr. Swift, 1765.

Materials for a life of Dr. Swift, 1765.

Contemporary transcript (ca. 1765-1775) of Lyon's extensive additions, notes, and corrections to John Hawkesworth's Life of Swift, in an interleaved copy of Sarah Cotter's 1755 Dublin edition (Teerink-Scouten 1344). Lyon's own annotated copy of the same 1755 Dublin edition is in the Forster Collection, Victoria? the more substantial entries are printed in the second installment of John Nichol's Supplement to Dr. Swift's Works, London, 1779.

1 v. (152 leaves) : paper ; 18 cm.

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