“THEY WILL WONDERFULLY MEND THE WORLD”
SWIFT, Jonathan. Travels Into Several Remote Nations of the World. London, 1726. Two volumes.
An exceptional copy of one of the scarcest and most desirable books in all of English literature, with engraved frontispiece portrait of Gulliver, six plates (four maps and two plans), in beautiful, unrestored, full contemporary calf bindings. Exceptionally rare in first issue, and most rare and desirable in contemporary bindings. Almost never seen in such beautiful condition. $182,000.