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SWIFT, Jonathan
A VOYAGE TO LILLIPUT AND A VOYAGE TO BROBDINGNAG MADE BY LEMEUL GULLIVER
New York: Limited Editions Club, 1950. Hardcover. Bookplate tipped to the front pastedown of larger volume. Spines sunned. Slipcase with some wear to back edge corners. Near Fine in a Very Good or better slipcase. Two volumes bound in half red linen and pictorial boards. Designed by Bruce Rogers and printed in red and black with one book measuring 18-1/2" x 13-1/2" (a "miniature book" for Brobdingnagians) and the other 3-1/2" x 2-1/2" (an "elephant folio" for Lilliputans). Both volumes ingeniously slipcased in one box. Each is copy #355 of 1500, and each is SIGNED by Rogers with his initials. One of the more imaginatively designed books of the press. Monthly Letter laid in.
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