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1726 1st Edition Jonathan Swift Gulliver's Travels
First edition, third printing from 1726 of "Gulliver's Travels" by Jonathan Swift, whose authorship of the novel was initially anonymous for fear of prosecution from the anti-Whig forces he satirizes. Fully titled "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: Benjamin Motte, 1726-1727. A complete set in original four volumes including the "methodized" fourth volume featuring engraved frontispiece. With frontispiece portrait of "Captain Lemuel Gulliver" in Vol. I indicating the second state of Teerink's B classification, five engraved maps, one engraved plate, and woodcut initials throughout. Volumes are beautifully bound in leather by F. Bedford with marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, five-compartment spine, and gilt embellishments. Volumes measure 4.875" x 7.75". A lovely, well-preserved set with only slight scuffing to boards; interiors are near fine. A classic of English literature by the great satirist Jonathan Swift. We accept PayPal and Credit cards via Paypal. Please provide a daytime phone number to be used in case of any shipping difficulties. Customers are advised that they are responsible for payment of any international duties and/or taxes. California residents will be charged 9.5% for sales tax. Also, please note that shipping includes signature confirmation upon delivery, but not insurance. If you request insurance, let us know and we'll send a revised invoice. Thank you! [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Nate D Sanders Collectibles (n8sautographs) [Los Angeles, California, United States]
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