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Binders' tickets (Binding)
Early works to 1800
|Named Person:||Jonathan Swift|
|Material Type:||Biography, Fiction|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Jonathan Swift; J J Grandville; W C Taylor; Peter A Wick; Kathleen Wick; Hayward and Moore,; Manning and Mason,; J. Carss & Co.
|Notes:||Preface dated: London, May 1st, 1840.
"List of illustrations": p. -16 (1st group).
RBC copy: Binding: Contemporary full red calf; borders blindstamped and gilt; raised bands; all edges gilt. Binder's ticket on front pastedown: J. Carss & Co., Bookbinders, 31 Argyle Street, Glasgow. Binder's title: Gulliver's travels. Presentation inscription on prelim. recto: Master Robert Napier from F.R. Low, Glasgow, 13 June 1844. Bookplate of Peter & Kathleen Wick. Annotation by previous owner (Wick) on flyleaf verso. Items laid in by previous owner (Wick) placed on file.
|Description:||16, lx, 508 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||Biographical notes. --
A voyage to Lilliput. --
A voyage toBrobdingnag. --
A voyage to Laputa, etc. --
A voyage to the country of theHouyhnhnms.
|Other Titles:||Gulliver's travels|
|Responsibility:||by Lemuel Gulliver, first a surgeon, and then a captain of several ships. In four parts ; illustrated with upwards of four hundred wood-engravings from designs by Grandville ; with copious notes, a life of the author, and an essay on satirical fiction, by W.C. Taylor.|