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RMJ Books

Rare and collectable antiquarian and out of print books for a wide range of interests. Particular interest in the Brontes.

Gulliver's Travels by J Swift


Stunning quality of gilding. Jonathan Swift with illustrations by Arthur Rackham Dent c.1900 8o, 80.2 cm x 13.8 cm x 2.0 cm (approx.) Brilliant gilt to upper board with an additional Rackham illustration not called for, 8 colour illustrations as called for by Rackham, extensive gilt decoration to spine. Minor blemish to upper board right, sunning to spine, lower board blue with some signs of use, owner name, address and date (Xmas 1921), cracking of text block at p91 (see image) which necessitates careful handling.