London: J.M. Dent & Co.,, 1909. Item #03548
A Fine Copy of the Signed Limited Rackham Gulliver
[RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. SWIFT, Jonathan. Gulliver's Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. London: J.M. Dent & Co., 1909.
Large Paper Edition. Limited to [a total of] 750 numbered copies, signed by Arthur Rackham, this being copy no. 197 of the English issue.
Large quarto (11 3/16 x 8 1/4 inches; 285 x 211 mm.). , xv, [1, blank], 291, [1 blank] pp. xxii, 121,  pp. Thirteen mounted and captioned color plates. Two full-page black and white illustrations and seven chapter headings and tail-pieces.
Publisher's cream buckram decoratively stamped in gilt on front cover and spine. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed, decorative endpapers. Original rose colored silk ties. Decorative engraved bookplate on front paste-down. A fine copy.
Second and best edition, being a reprint of the 1900 edition, with added illustrations in color and larger pages (the 1900 edition contained a color frontispiece and eleven full-page black and white illustrations). This deluxe edition contains an additional color plate not included in the trade edition, "The Lilliputian Tailors Measure Gulliver for a New Suit of Clothes," facing p. 48.
Latimore and Haskell, pp. 32-33, Riall, p. 91.