GULLIVER'S TRAVELS BY JONATHAN SWIFT, PICTURES BY R.G. MOSSA, H & S 1938.
Published by Hodder & Stoughton for Boots Pure Drug Co., 1938. Dimensions : 251mm x 182mm x 34mm. Weight : 0.800kg net. Condition : Quite good. No DJ.
Special Edition of this Famous Colour Book with wonderful full colour illustrations by R.G. Mossa. 224 numbered heavy duty pages 8vo. 12 full colour collated illustrations, 10 full page wood cuts and many more smaller wood cuts on most pages. The light grey linen boards have red ink wood cuts on front board, paste-downs and front and back e/p's. This edition published for the Boots Pure Drug Company Limited Nottingham and made and printed in GB by Wyman and Sons Limited London, Reading and Fakenham, 1938. There is wear to front linen board edges, bumps to corners and stains to face. Back board is similar with marking and general wear. Spine has wear to top and tail and some speckling marks. The volume is slightly bowed from top to bottom. The heavy duty pages are generally good and clean with some foxing. There is occasional pencil marks. There is straining to the bind between last page and back e/p with reveals 2mm - 1mm gap top to tail but secure. The full page colour illustrations are good except facing p128 which has a fold lower rh corner as seen in photo. Binding quite tight and fully intact.
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