"Imprimerie de H. Fournier et comp., rue de Seine, 14"--Half-title verso
Illustrated with 450 wood engravings by L.H. Breviere, A.A. Piaud, M.U. Sears, P. Verdeil and others, after Grandville
Wood-engraved frontispiece on china paper signed, in addition to Grandville and Breviere: "Francais d."
"Notice biographique et litteraire sur Jonathan Swift, par Walter Scott": t. 1, p. [i]-xlvi. Based on Scott's Memoirs of Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin
Divisional titles for each part: Tome 1: Voyages de Gulliver ; 1. ptie. Voyage a Lilliput ; Appendice au Voyage a Lilliput ; 2. ptie. Voyage a Brobdingnag -- Tome 2: 3. ptie. Voyage a Laputa ; 4. ptie. Voyage au pays des Houyhnhnms
Library of Peter A. Wick [catalog]
Carteret, L. Tresor, 1801-1875
Vicaire, G. Livres du 19. s.
Ray, G.N. Art of the French illus. book
Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy quarter-bound in marbled papers & red leather over boards. Binding includes gilt tooling at boarder between marbled covers and leather spine, gold decorative devices on spine, and spine title in gilt. Binding features raised bands. Endpapers decorated. V.1 frontispiece tissue absent. Verso of [v.1] front flyleaf and leaf opposite include annotations in pencil, including second-hand price. V.1 title page includes date of publication annotated beneath imprint, & verso includes accession number at head in pencil. Rear flyleaf verso includes annotation at head in pencil. V.2 includes annotations in pencil at leaf opposite front flyleaf verso & rear flyleaf verso, & accession number in pencil at head of title page verso. Printed on wove papers, with v.1 frontispiece in China papers. Head-edges of leaves in gilt
No copyright page found. No table-of-contents pages found.