£35.00

Publisher

Wells Gardner, Darton and Co. Ltd., 3 Paternoster Buildings, E.C.4.

Place

London

Date

[1929]

Synopsis

This edition of gulliver's travels is edited by f.j. harvey darton and illustrated by ren? bull. the title-page is reproduced from the first edition: 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).

Item Description

4to. 6.25 x 8.25 inches. [ii] + vii-xx + 346 pp. + [18] pp. publisher's catalogue. Probably lacks half title. Bound in pictorial green cloth, gilt. Some wear to extremities and traces of foxing, but otherwise a very good copy. Illustrated by plates, numbered in text, including frontispiece, by text figures, and by five plates, including four maps and two portraits (on one page) from the first edition. An illustrated edition of Gulliver's Travels, edited by Frederick Joseph Harvey Darton (1878-1936) publisher of children's literature and author of books on topography and of the standard work, Children's Books in England (1932). Illustrated by Ren? Bull (1872-1942), Dublin born illustrator an photographer, settled in England. With facsimile title page, frontispiece and maps from the first edition of 1926.

[Stock No. 26393]

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