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Swift, Jonathan (1667-1745) Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World. In Four Parts. By Lemuel Gulliver, First a Surgeon, and t

 
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3311T Location: Boston Date / Time: November 11, 2019 12:00PM

Description:

Swift, Jonathan (1667-1745) Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World. In Four Parts. By Lemuel Gulliver, First a Surgeon, and then a Captain of Several Ships. London: Printed for Benj. Motte, at the Middle Temple-Gate in Fleet-street, 1726. Four parts bound in two octavo volumes, separate title pages for each part, engraved portrait frontispiece in volume one with inscription around the oval and Latin inscription in tablet, printed on laid paper with vertical chainlines, illustrated with five engraved maps and an additional engraved plate; this copy seems to be a mix of Teerink-Scouten 289 A and B, with aspects of both; bound in full crushed crimson morocco gilt extra by Root & Son, a.e.g., in a custom slipcase, ex libris Etta Mary Arnold Clark, with bookplates, title pages to third and four part shorter; washed; I: [port], A-U8, X4, Y1; II: A3, B-K8, L4, M2, A4, B-N8, O4; 7 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. (2)
Estimate $2,000-3,000


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