Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World by Lemuel Gulliver, First a Surgeon and Then a Captain of Several Ships (Gulliver's Travels)

Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World by Lemuel Gulliver, First a Surgeon and Then a Captain of Several Ships (Gulliver's Travels)

[Swift, Jonathan] , J.J. Grandville(illus.)

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Place Published: London
Publisher: Hayward and Moore
Date Published: [1840]
Edition: First edition thus
Binding: Leather bound
Condition: Else very good
Book Id: 32161

Description

Large 8vo. 15.5 cm by 23.75 cm. 507pp. Page edges marbled, rebound in vellum with spine rebacked with previous cloth spine laid down beneath the vellum. Gilt rules to boards and spine, floral decorations in gilt to spine, leather label laid onto spine with gilt title, marbled endsheets. Bookplate to front pastedown, 1840 presentation inscription affixed to verso of ffep, pp.453 torn and repaired, wear, soiling, and some discoloration to boards, leather spine label missing a few pieces, first few blanks spotted, page edges soiled, some clippings about the book tipped in at rfep.

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J.J. Grandville was the use name of French artist, satirist, and charicaturist Jean Ignace Isidore Gérard (1803-1847). The reinstitution of French censorship of caricature in 1835 caused Grandville to focus more of his time on his illustration work, thereby giving us his illustrations of numerous classic works and his matchless Un Autre Monde (1844).



By This Author: [Swift, Jonathan]
By This Publisher: Hayward and Moore