Reference numberMS/161
Previous numbersMS 161, MS 162, MS 163, MS 164
TitleFour satires by George Minchin Minchin
Datelate 19th century
DescriptionFour tales with the generic heading: 'The Hupmanoor Satires, or Jigs to a Milestone', based upon Jonathan Swift's 'Gulliver's Travels' (1726).

1. Another Voyage to Laputa and Balnibarbi
2. How I wrote my Reminiscences
3. The Last Days of Balnibarbi
4. The Ruins of Bolbadlyon

George Minchin Minchin FRS (1845-1914) Professor of Mathematics at the Royal Indian Engineering College at Cooper's Hill.
Extent4 volumes
Physical descriptionPaper, variously bound.
DimensionsVarious sizes
NotesEmail to RS 2 March 2017
I notice that you list the date of the third satire (The Last Days of Balnibarbi) as uncertain. It was serialised in the Coopers Hill Magazine (the Royal Indian Engineering College magazine). The first three parts appeared in December 1903, February 1904 and March 1904. But at that point they announced the closure of the College and the magazine never seems to have printed the conclusion

Thank you,
University Professor , Lassonde School of Engineering
York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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