Gullivers Travels Jonathan Swift Heron Books c1970


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Gulliver’s Travels Jonathan Swift

Travels Into Several Remote Nations of The World. I. A Voyage to Lilliput; II. A Voyage to Brobdingnag; III. A Voyage to Laputa etc.; IV. A Voyage to The Country of the Houyhnhnms. This is a satire on the pride and folly of the human race. Lemuel Gulliver, a ship’s surgeon, is stranded on the island of Liliput, where is is taken prisoner by six-inch tall inhabitants. Then he goes to Brobdingag, a kingdom of giants. Setting out again, Gulliver’s ship is attacked by pirates, and he is marooned close to a desolate rocky island near India. He is rescued by the flying island of Laputa, a kingdom devoted to the arts of music, mathematics, and astronomy but unable to use them for practical ends. Rather than use armies, Laputa has a custom of throwing rocks down at rebellious cities on the ground. He continues to Balnibarbi, Luggnagg, Glubbdubdrib and Japan. Shortly afterwards, he meets the Houyhnhnms, a race of talking horses. They are the rulers while the deformed creatures that resemble human beings are called Yahoos.


  • Publisher Heron Books, London;
  • Navy Faux Leather Hardback, Gilt Titles & Decoration, Blue Ribbon Marker, 316 pp
  • Contains Original Illustrations
  • Size 205 x 125mm, 550g

Condition: Very Good – No Dust Jacket, No Inscriptions, Very Good Copy

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Weight 0.55 kg


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