Human Ordure, Botanically considered – The First Essay, of the kind, Ever Published in the World. Dr. S---t, attributed to Jonathan Swift.
Human Ordure, Botanically considered – The First Essay, of the kind, Ever Published in the World.

Human Ordure, Botanically considered – The First Essay, of the kind, Ever Published in the World.

[London]: Printed at Dublin, and reprinted at London, for F. Coggan at the Middle Temple-Gate in Fleetstreet, 1733. 8vo: [A]3B-D4 [$2 signed] pp. [1] 5-29 [3]. ill. 5 x 8 in. 19th century half speckled calf with comb marbled boards, red morocco inlay to spine with gilt lettered title and raised bands. This copy has an addition of 25 printer’s blanks at the back of the text block. Very good, light foxing. Item #6344

This humorous, if puerile, pamphlet provides a comprehensive taxonomy of fecal matter, including its physical classification and properties as a fertilizer. Often attributed to famed satirist Jonathan Swift, writing under the pseudonym Dr. S---t.

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