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Swift, Jonathan (1667-1745) Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
378
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Swift, Jonathan (1667-1745) Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World. London: for Benj. Motte, 1726-1727.
Octavo, two volumes, portrait, five maps and a linguistic chart, Latin inscription beneath portrait, volume two identified on the title as the second edition, bound in full blue levant morocco, by Morrell, gilt spine and boards, inner gilt dentelles, a.e.g.; joints a bit dry, 7 1/2 x 4 3/4 in. (2)
Estimate $1,000-1,200

I:A-K8, L3, M-X8, Y1. II: A4 (including one leaf of ads preceding title), B-K8, L4, M2; A4, B-N8, O4.


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London, levant, L3

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