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A voyage to Brobdingnag made by Lemuel Gulliver in the Year mdccii: PB 221-2003

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A voyage to Brobdingnag made by Lemuel Gulliver in the Year mdccii


Author: Swift, Jonathan
Publisher: Limited Editions Club
Printer: Aldus Printers
Designer: Rogers, Bruce



By Jonathan Swift

[4], 160, [1] p. : map ; 48 cm

Place(s) associated

  • New York

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1950


Title page printed in red within ornamented border; running title, initials, and paragraph marks printed in red. "Fifteen hundred copies of this edition of Gulliver's voyage to Brobdingnag were printed for the members of the Limited Editions Club by the Aldus Printers, New York, under the supervision of Bruce Rogers.."--Colophon. Museum has number "J. D.", initialled "B.R.". Hand-set in ludlow Garamond 42 pt type on Hamilton special paper. Quarter bound in red linen with Butcher Kraft paper sides, printed in red and black with map of Brobdingnag. Issued in slip case with the author's A voyage to Lilliput.

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 221-2003
Primary reference Number: 95639
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 30 September 2019 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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