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    Deluxe Edition, Signed by Arthur Rackham

    [Arthur Rackham, illustrator]. Jonathan Swift. Gulliver's Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. London: J.M. Dent & Co., 1909.

    Large paper edition, limited to 750 copies, of which this is number 569, signed by Arthur Rackham. Quarto. [2], xv, [1, blank], 291, [1, blank] pages. Thirteen mounted and captioned color plates. Two full-page black and white illustrations and seven chapter headings and tail-pieces.

    Beautifully bound by the Chelsea Bindery in full red levant morocco. Covers ruled in gilt, front cover decoratively stamped in gilt to match the artwork from the original binding, spine ruled and lettered in compartments, five raised bands, gilt board edges and turn-ins, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, others uncut. A fine copy.

    Second and best edition, being a reprint of the 1900 edition, with added illustrations in color and larger pages (the 1900 edition contained a color frontispiece and eleven full-page black and white illustrations). This deluxe edition contains an additional color plate not included in the trade edition, "The Lilliputian Tailors Measure Gulliver for a New Suit of Clothes," facing page 48.

    Latimore and Haskell, pp. 32-33. Riall, p. 91.


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    October, 2010
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