Voyages De Gulliver Dans Des Contrees Lointaines by Jonathan Swift; Traduction Nouvelle. Jean Ignace Grandville.
Voyages De Gulliver Dans Des Contrees Lointaines by Jonathan Swift; Traduction Nouvelle

Voyages De Gulliver Dans Des Contrees Lointaines by Jonathan Swift; Traduction Nouvelle

Paris: H. Fournier Aine et Furne Et Cie, 1838. Hardcover. 279, 319 pages. 21.5 x 14 cm. First printing with illustrations by Grandville containing 450 vignettes, wood engravings and four full-page wood engravings. GORDON N. RAY 192. [Art of the French Illustrated Book 1700 to 1914]. "Frontispiece on `papier de chine,'.........Grandville adds many ingenious touches of his own to Swift's narrative........Berardi (VII, 206) claimed that the `Voyages de Gulliver' was Grandville's best book, as well as the definitive visual rendering of Swift for French readers." CARTERET III, 578. VICAIRE VIII, 718. Interior contents fresh, clean and bright. Tiny French book label Vol I. paste-down. Three quarter red morocco and marbled boards, marbled endpapers. Fine. 2 Vols. Item #22198

Price: $750.00

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