The History of the Four Last Years of the Queen. Published from the Last Manuscript Copy, Corrected and Enlarged by the Author’s Own Hand.
Swift, Jonathan.

London: Printed for A. Millar, 1758. First edition, without the variant misprints on Z3 and Aa3. as noted by Teerinck Contemporary armorial bookplate, twentieth-century armorial bookplate. A very good, clean copy. Contemporary calf, nicely rebacked to style. Gilt spine with red morocco label. Octavo. xvi, 392 pp. (Item ID: 14753)


Written around 1713, Swift’s (1667-1745) defense of Queen Anne’s attempts to negotiate the peace of Utrecht, was delayed because of the procrastination of Oxford and Bolingbroke. It was finally published posthumously.

Teerinck 809. Rothschild 2186.

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