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Gulliver’s Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World. With a Memoir of the Author. - Jonathan Swift

1864 - S. O. Beeton , London - Illustrated Edition
‘Every man desires to live long, but no man wishes to be old.’

A finely bound edition from one of the world’s best satirists, profusely illustrated with colour coloured chromolithographic frontispiece and illustrated title page and over 300 black and white engravings by W. L. Thomas from drawings by J. G. Thomson.

An iconic and surrealist narrative, and a savage parody on man and his institutions. On publication it was described in a letter from English poet John Gay to Swift as being
‘universally read, from the cabinet council to the nursery’ 
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Price HK$ 3,000