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Gulliver's Travels by  Jonathan Swift - 1947 - from Heritage Books and Biblio.com

Gulliver's Travels

by Swift, Jonathan

Condition: Very Good +/Very Good DJ


New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1947. Very Good +/Very Good DJ. 12mo = 7-9". Watson, Aldren. Illustrated Junior Library. Illustrated with many color plates as well as black & white inline ilustrations. Color illustrated endpages. Very clean inside and out, binding tight, slight bumping to top/bottom spine edges. Dustjacket clean, several edge tears.

Gulliver's Travels (1726, amended 1735), officially Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World, in Four Parts. By Lemuel Gulliver, First a Surgeon, and then a Captain of several Ships, is a novel by Irish writer and clergyman Jonathan Swift that is both a satire on human nature and a parody of the "travellers' tales" literary sub-genre. It is Swift's best known full-length work, and a classic of English literature. The book became tremendously popular as soon as it was published.




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