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Gulliver's travels: PB 101-2003

Object information

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Titles

Gulliver's travels

Maker(s)

Author: Swift, Jonathan
Illustrator: Whistler, Reginald John (Rex)
Publisher: Cresset Press
Printer: Oxford University Press

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Description

By Jonathan Swift ; illustrated by Rex Whistler

2 vols. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 37 cm.

Notes

History note: Vol. 1 has bookplate of Victor Rothschild

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2003-05) by Dreyfus, John

Dating

Production date: AD 1930

Note

"The foregoing text of Gulliver's Travels is that of the first large paper edition published in 1726. The illustrations and decorations have been designed by Rex Whistler. One hundred and ninety-five copies have been printed by the Oxford University Press on hand-made paper, numbered 1-195, and ten copies, numbered I-X have been printed on Roman vellum. This copy is no. [in ms] 57". Contains 12 hand-colored engraved plates, 5 engraved maps, 9 engraved vignettes including title page vignettes, 1 woodcut diagram. Half bound in green morocco with vellum sides.

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Illustrations

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production

Printing

Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 101-2003
Primary reference Number: 94737
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Saturday 6 August 2011 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Manuscripts and Printed Books

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Gulliver's travels" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/94737 Accessed: 2022-10-02 04:38:15

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