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    Sale 2059

    Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana

    5 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 156

    [SWIFT, Jonathan (1667-1745)]. Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World. In four parts. By Lemuel Gulliver. London: Benjamin Motte, 1726.

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    [SWIFT, Jonathan (1667-1745)]. Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World. In four parts. By Lemuel Gulliver. London: Benjamin Motte, 1726.

    2 volumes. 8o (189 x 116 mm). Engraved portrait of Gulliver (Teerink 2a), 6 engraved maps and plans. (Some browning.) Contemporary calf, gilt (front cover and free endpaper of volume one detached, other joints starting, extremities scuffed).

    Teerink's B edition, i.e. the third octavo edition, published December 1726, two months after the first edition. Teerink 291. (2)


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