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Lot 126: SWIFT, Jonathan (1667-1745).  Gulliver's Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World. London: J. M. Dent, 1909. Large 8vo. Half title, coloured frontispiece, title printed in green and black, 11 coloured plates by Arthur Rackham, illustrations (half title, recto of frontispiece [ie. blank page] spotted, very small pin indentation to the first few leaves). Original green pictorial and decorated cloth, top edges gilt (some browning to front and rear free endpapers). Provenance: Lady Evelyn Mason, nee Lindsey (monogram cut out from bookplate and laid down on front pastedown below printed words: "This Book belongs to"). First trade edition thus. Hudson p.168: "This is a revised edition of the work originally published in 1900 [in "The Temple Classics for Young People" series], with some additional illustrations and others redrawn and coloured"; Latimore & Haskell p.32; Riall p.91. With John Milton's Comus (London, [1921], coloured plates by Arthur Rackham, original cloth, FIRST RACKHAM TRADE EDITION). (2)

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November 30, 2016

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  • SWIFT, Jonathan (1667-1745).  Gulliver's Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World. London: J. M. Dent, 1909. Large 8vo. Half title, coloured frontispiece, title printed in green and black, 11 coloured plates by Arthur Rackham, illustrations (half title, recto of frontispiece [ie. blank page] spotted, very small pin indentation to the first few leaves). Original green pictorial and decorated cloth, top edges gilt (some browning to front and rear free endpapers). Provenance: Lady Evelyn Mason, nee Lindsey (monogram cut out from bookplate and laid down on front pastedown below printed words:
  • SWIFT, Jonathan (1667-1745).  Gulliver's Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World. London: J. M. Dent, 1909. Large 8vo. Half title, coloured frontispiece, title printed in green and black, 11 coloured plates by Arthur Rackham, illustrations (half title, recto of frontispiece [ie. blank page] spotted, very small pin indentation to the first few leaves). Original green pictorial and decorated cloth, top edges gilt (some browning to front and rear free endpapers). Provenance: Lady Evelyn Mason, nee Lindsey (monogram cut out from bookplate and laid down on front pastedown below printed words:
  • SWIFT, Jonathan (1667-1745).  Gulliver's Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World. London: J. M. Dent, 1909. Large 8vo. Half title, coloured frontispiece, title printed in green and black, 11 coloured plates by Arthur Rackham, illustrations (half title, recto of frontispiece [ie. blank page] spotted, very small pin indentation to the first few leaves). Original green pictorial and decorated cloth, top edges gilt (some browning to front and rear free endpapers). Provenance: Lady Evelyn Mason, nee Lindsey (monogram cut out from bookplate and laid down on front pastedown below printed words:
  • SWIFT, Jonathan (1667-1745).  Gulliver's Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World. London: J. M. Dent, 1909. Large 8vo. Half title, coloured frontispiece, title printed in green and black, 11 coloured plates by Arthur Rackham, illustrations (half title, recto of frontispiece [ie. blank page] spotted, very small pin indentation to the first few leaves). Original green pictorial and decorated cloth, top edges gilt (some browning to front and rear free endpapers). Provenance: Lady Evelyn Mason, nee Lindsey (monogram cut out from bookplate and laid down on front pastedown below printed words:
  • SWIFT, Jonathan (1667-1745).  Gulliver's Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World. London: J. M. Dent, 1909. Large 8vo. Half title, coloured frontispiece, title printed in green and black, 11 coloured plates by Arthur Rackham, illustrations (half title, recto of frontispiece [ie. blank page] spotted, very small pin indentation to the first few leaves). Original green pictorial and decorated cloth, top edges gilt (some browning to front and rear free endpapers). Provenance: Lady Evelyn Mason, nee Lindsey (monogram cut out from bookplate and laid down on front pastedown below printed words:
  • SWIFT, Jonathan (1667-1745).  Gulliver's Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World. London: J. M. Dent, 1909. Large 8vo. Half title, coloured frontispiece, title printed in green and black, 11 coloured plates by Arthur Rackham, illustrations (half title, recto of frontispiece [ie. blank page] spotted, very small pin indentation to the first few leaves). Original green pictorial and decorated cloth, top edges gilt (some browning to front and rear free endpapers). Provenance: Lady Evelyn Mason, nee Lindsey (monogram cut out from bookplate and laid down on front pastedown below printed words:
  • SWIFT, Jonathan (1667-1745).  Gulliver's Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World. London: J. M. Dent, 1909. Large 8vo. Half title, coloured frontispiece, title printed in green and black, 11 coloured plates by Arthur Rackham, illustrations (half title, recto of frontispiece [ie. blank page] spotted, very small pin indentation to the first few leaves). Original green pictorial and decorated cloth, top edges gilt (some browning to front and rear free endpapers). Provenance: Lady Evelyn Mason, nee Lindsey (monogram cut out from bookplate and laid down on front pastedown below printed words:
   
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Description: SWIFT, Jonathan (1667-1745).  Gulliver's Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World. London: J. M. Dent, 1909. Large 8vo. Half title, coloured frontispiece, title printed in green and black, 11 coloured plates by Arthur Rackham, illustrations (half title, recto of frontispiece [ie. blank page] spotted, very small pin indentation to the first few leaves). Original green pictorial and decorated cloth, top edges gilt (some browning to front and rear free endpapers). Provenance: Lady Evelyn Mason, nee Lindsey (monogram cut out from bookplate and laid down on front pastedown below printed words: "This Book belongs to"). First trade edition thus. Hudson p.168: "This is a revised edition of the work originally published in 1900 [in "The Temple Classics for Young People" series], with some additional illustrations and others redrawn and coloured"; Latimore & Haskell p.32; Riall p.91. With John Milton's Comus (London, [1921], coloured plates by Arthur Rackham, original cloth, FIRST RACKHAM TRADE EDITION). (2)

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