The voyages of an Englishman carry him to such strange places as Lilliput, where people are six inches tall; Brobdingnag, a land of giants; an island of sorcerers; and a country ruled by horses.The voyages of an Englishman carry him to such strange places as Lilliput, where people are six inches tall; Brobdingnag, a land of giants; an island of sorcerers; and a country ruled by horses.Read Less
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Very Good. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall 0192812068 Paperback Paperback. Very slight foxing to edge. Here between one set of covers is the most important work of this eigthteenth-century genius: Gulliver's Travels, A Tale of a Tub, The Battle of the Books, extracts from The Tatler, The Examiner, and The Intelligencer, and selections from both his poems and his letters. This edition also contains an illuminating introduction by Louis A. Landa that discusses Swift's life (and the various later misconceptions about it) and its influence on his widely ranging writing. There are also helpful notes and a bibliography. 564 pp. Paperback. (We carry a wide selection of titles in The Arts, Theology, History, Politics, Social and Physical Sciences. academic and scholarly books and Modern First Editions, and all types of Academic Literature. )
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