Gulliver’s Travels – John Hassall 1920s


  • Author: Retold by Agnes Grozier Hebertson
  • Publisher: Blackie & Son Ltd, London 1920s
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Condition: Very Good
  • Size: 4to
  • Attributes: Illustrated

Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift, retold for Little Folk by Agnes Grozier Herbertson. Pictorial board, 4to. light wears around the edges. nd ca 1920s. Tight binding, interior clean. Illustrated by John Hassall, one double page plate and many full-page plates along with b/w illustrations. Overall in G to VG condition.

Gulliver’s Travels, four-part satirical work by Anglo-Irish author Jonathan Swift, published anonymously in 1726. One of the keystones of English literature, it was a parody of the travel narrative, an adventure story, and a savage satire, mocking English customs and the politics of the day.

Retold by Agnes Grozier Hebertson for little children. Delightfully illustrated by John Hassall, the famed illustrator of “The Jolly Fisherman” holiday advertisement.

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