The Grand mystery, or Art of meditating over an house of office, restor'd and unveil'd; after the manner of the ingenious Dr. S-ft : With observations historical, political and moral; shewing the derivation of this science from the Chaldees and ¡gyptians; with the particular practice of all nations on this important subject. Also proposals at large for establishing a corporation for erecting 500 publick offices of ease within the cities of London and Westminster, for the conveniency of the nobility and gentry of both sexes, in their natural necessities; which besides the advantages that will thereby accrue to this noble metropolis in particular, will enable the company to divide above a million per ann. to the great benefit also of every proprietor. Dedicated to the profound Dr. W------d, and seriously recommended to all persons that drink the mineral waters of Pyrmont, Bristol, Bath, Tunbridge, Epsom, Scarborough, Acton, Dullege, Richmond, Islington, &c

Main Author: Swift, Jonathan
Other Authors: Woodward, John
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London Printed for J. Roberts near the Oxford Arms in Warwick-Lane, and sold by the booksellers of London and Westminster 1726, 1726
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Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:A satirical attack on Woodward's studies. - Dedicated: "To the most learned Doctor W--d", John Woodward (1665-1728), author of, amongst other things, 'The natural history of the earth'. - Dr. S-ft = Jonathan Swift. Sometimes attributed to Swift or to Edward Ward. - English Short Title Catalog, T232447. - Price on title page: (Price 6d.). - Reproduction of original from British Library
Physical Description:Online-Ressource (vii, [1], 24 p) 8°