SWIFT, JONATHAN.
Lot 2301
SWIFT, JONATHAN. 1667-1745.
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SWIFT, JONATHAN. 1667-1745.
Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World ... by Lemuel Gulliver. London: Benjamin Motte, 1726. 2 volumes. xii, 148, [6], 164; [6], 154, [8], 199 pp. Engraved portrait frontispiece, 5 engraved maps and 1 engraved plate of the automatic writing machine. 8vo (193 x 116 mm). Period full paneled calf, raised spine bands. Joints starting, heads of spines lightly chipped, still fine.

Teerink's "AA" edition (second 8vo edition), published in November of 1726. An exceedingly pleasant copy, clean and unpressed in contemporary binding. Teerink 290.
Provenance: Period armorial bookplates of Lord Wenman and an early shelf number.
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