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Heading: (Rackham, Arthur)
Author: Swift, Jonathan
Title: Gulliver’s Travels Into Several Remote Nations of the World
Place: London
Publisher: J.M. Dent
Date: 1909

xv, 291 pp. 12 color plates by Arthur Rackham. 9x6¼, original red cloth pictorially stamped in gilt. Second Rackham Illustrated Edition, First Trade Issue.
The second edition with illustrations by Rackham, the first in 1900 had only a single color plate. Latimore & Haskell p. 32.

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    1909.