Travels Into Several Remote Nations of the World [Gulliver's Travels]. In Four Parts, By Lemuel Gulliver, First a Surgeon, and then a Captain of Several Ships. Jonathan SWIFT.

Travels Into Several Remote Nations of the World [Gulliver's Travels]. In Four Parts, By Lemuel Gulliver, First a Surgeon, and then a Captain of Several Ships.

London: Printed for Charles Bathurst for T. Woodward [etc.], 1751. [Classic Satire]. EARLY EDITION, the sixth edition. Octavo (17 x 11cm), pp.viii; 296. With four engraved maps. In contemporary speckled brown calf with raised bands and a faint gilt number '12' stamped to spine. Black ink ownership inscriptions to front pastedown, dated 1751 and 1914. Heavy outer wear, especially to spine and starting joints. Upper joint very weak indeed. Fair. A complex philosophical and political satire of the eighteenth century. The earlier sections are often presented as children's literature. Item #49896

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