Lot 156: SWIFT, JONATHAN. GULLIVER'S TRAVELS, 1726, B EDITION (2 VOL.)

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October 20, 2016, 2:30 PM BST
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Description: 2 volumes, 8vo (193 x 119mm.), Teerink's "B" edition, portrait in the second state and with vertical chainlines, 5 engraved maps and one plan, with the four "Keys" [Teerinck 1215] bound in at the end of each volume, contemporary calf gilt, spines in six compartments, red sprinkled edges, collector's matching brown cloth chemises and quarter brown morocco slipcase, some slight worming to leaves at the beginning and end of volume 2, minor spotting and staining, slight wear to binding
Literature: ESTC T139452; Rothschild 2108; Teerink 291
Provenance: From the library of the Congregation of the Mission, "Domus Bajocensis Catalogo" (from the Mission in Bessin, Normandy), ex-libris notes on front endpapers
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