SWIFT (JONATHAN) Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World. By Capt. Lemuel Gulliver, 2 vol., second or Teerink's AA edition; 1726, with the spurious third volume
Lot 171
SWIFT (JONATHAN) Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World. By Capt. Lemuel Gulliver, 2 vol., second or Teerink's AA edition; 1726, with the spurious third volume
Sold for £2,250 (US$ 3,548) inc. premium

Lot Details
SWIFT (JONATHAN)
Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World. By Capt. Lemuel Gulliver, 2 vol., second (Teerink's AA) edition, but with the general title to volume 2 as in the B edition, engraved portrait of Gulliver in second state (a), with vertical chain lines and the lettering around the oval frame, 5 engraved maps and one plate, neat repair to lower margin of I2 in volume one [Grolier English 42; Rothschild 2104; Teerink 290], Benjamin Motte, 1726; Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World... Vol. III (sic), some browning, lacking frontispiece [Teerink 292], 1727, together 3 vol., uniform maroon crushed morocco gilt by Morrell, inner gilt dentelles, g.e., slipcase, 8vo (3)

Footnotes

  • A very good copy of the second edition of Gulliver's Travels, published a month after the first edition (which sold out in less than a week), and here uniformly bound with the spurious third volume which appeared in 1727. Our copy corresponds to Teerink's AA edition, with one variation as noted by Teerink: "Hubbard also says that copies of the AA edition occur with title 4 of the B edition". See illustration on prededing page.
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