Jonathan Swift Voyages de Gulliver (or Gulliver’s Travels) circa 1884 is for sale. As the title states in French “Voyages De Gulliver Traduction Nouvelle Et Complete Par B.H. Gausseron”, which translated into English is: “Gulliver's Travels New and Complete Translation by B.H. Gausseron”. Gullilver's Travels is a classic illustrated book published by A. Quantin in Paris in circa 1884.
This book measures 7 x 10¼ inches (approximately) and has a contemporary binding of three- quarter black leather with a six compartment spine. The binding is in Good condition with wear to the binding and the edges and slight split to the top of the spine. However, this is a strong and sturdy binding to ensure that the pages are still incredibly securely bound-in.
This wonderful French edition of Gulliver’s Travels has 429 numbered pages, top edges gilt, with marbled front endpapers and rear endpapers and numerous full page and smaller illustrations throughout. The pages are incredibly clean and in overall Very Good condition.
This is a stunning and highly collectable antiquarian children’s illustrated book.