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RACKHAM, ARTHUR, ILLUSTRATOR; SWIFT, JONATHAN - Gulliver's Travels Into Several Remote Nations of the World

Title: Gulliver's Travels Into Several Remote Nations of the World
Description: London: J.M. Dent & Co., 1909. A Very Fine Copy of the Signed Limited Rackham Gulliver [RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. SWIFT, Jonathan. Gulliver's Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. London: J.M. Dent & Co. 1909. Large Paper Edition. Limited to [a total of] 750 numbered copies, signed by Arthur Rackham, this being copy no. 83 of the English issue. Large quarto (11 1/4 x 8 1/4 inches; 287 x 211 mm.). [2], xv, [1, blank], 291, [1 blank] pp. xxii, 121, [1] pp. Thirteen mounted and captioned color plates. Two full-page black and white illustrations and seven chapter headings and tail-pieces. Publisher's cream buckram decoratively stamped in gilt on front cover and spine, top edge gilt, others uncut, decorative endpapers printed in gold. Original rose colored silk ties. Spine darkened, one silk tie defective, but still an excellent copy. Second and best edition, being a reprint of the 1900 edition, with added illustrations in color and larger pages (the 1900 edition contained a color frontispiece and eleven full-page black and white illustrations). This deluxe edition contains an additional color plate not included in the trade edition, "The Lilliputian Tailors Measure Gulliver for a New Suit of Clothes," facing p. 48. Latimore and Haskell, pp. 32-33, Riall, p. 91. .

Keywords: SWIFT, Jonathan Children's Books Illustrated Books Irish Literature Signed Limited Edition

Price: US$ 1850.00 Seller: David Brass Rare Books (ABAA/ILAB)
- Book number: 03926

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