Title GULLIVER'S TRAVELS: An Account of the Four Voyages Into Several Remote Regions of the World.
Binding Hard Cover
Edition First Edition
Publisher Crown Publishers [New York]. 1947. (1947).
Seller ID 95-0173
1st edition, 1st printing thus. 358pp. Tall 8vo. Black cloth with gilt-lettered spine & 2 gilt decorative devices. 24 original prints & 160 drawings by Luis Quintanilla. The publisher states 'For the first time in publishing history the public is offered a great classic illustrated with original prints made directly from the artist's own work.' The artist 'devised a special new technique by which . he himself engraved the actual metal plates used in printing 24 of the illustrations'. Unexpurgated. Introduction by Jacques Barzun. Tip of the lower right corner of the front cover rubbed o/w Fine (No defects)/ DJ (1' edge tear on upper edge of front, spine extremes worn with the head chipped at each edge, back cover has light soiling o/w Very Good, i.e. shows signs of careful use with no significant defects & unclipped price).
English Lit Luis Quintanilla