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Franklin Library

Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift

Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift

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Description

Dive into the fantastical realms of Lemuel Gulliver as he sets sail on unforgettable journeys to lands like Lilliput, Brobdingnag, and beyond. Authored by the legendary Jonathan Swift, this vintage 1974 leather-bound edition of Gulliver's Travels stands as an epitome of literary excellence, offering readers an enchanting blend of adventure, satire, and wit.

At Kadri Books, we're thrilled to present this cherished 1974 edition, a true testament to the era's craftsmanship. Wrapped in rich leather, it exudes an old-world charm that is bound to captivate every bibliophile. The intricate detailing on the cover, the gilded pages, and the nostalgic feel of this edition make it a prized possession for collectors and a perfect gift for those passionate about classic literature.

While modern adaptations, such as Gulliver's Travels 2010 starring Jack Black, and the nostalgic Gulliver's Travels 1996, introduced Swift's imaginative world to newer audiences, the magic of the original narrative remains unparalleled. Swift, also renowned for seminal works like A Modest Proposal, masterfully weaves Gulliver's voyages into a canvas of satirical views on society, politics, and human nature.

Whether you're a seasoned Swift enthusiast or a curious reader venturing into Gulliver's tales for the first time, this 1974 edition promises a reading experience like no other. Transport yourself to the whimsical worlds of giants, talking horses, floating islands, and more, all while cradling a piece of art from Kadri Books.

Dive deep into the mind of Jonathan Swift, lose yourself in Gulliver's extraordinary travels, and let this exquisite vintage edition be a testament to your love for timeless literature.

Materials

Our leatherbound and vintage books are not only captivating reads but also crafted treasures that are a testament to superior craftsmanship and commitment to quality. Each book you receive has been through a rigorous inspection process at every stage to meet our exacting standards. Here are some features that set our books apart:

  • Genuine Leather Binding: Each book is fully bound in genuine leather, providing a rich, luxurious feel and durability.
  • 22kt Gold Inlay: A deep inlay of 22kt gold adorns the hubbed spine of each book, adding to its elegance and charm.
  • Acid-Neutral Paper: We print our books on acid-neutral paper that withstands the test of time, allowing them to be passed down for generations.
  • Sewn Pages: Unlike ordinary books which are merely glued, our pages are sewn for longevity and ease of reading.
  • Moiré Endpages and Satin-Ribbon Page Marker: Each book includes handsome moiré endpages and is fitted with a satin-ribbon page marker for easy reference.
  • Gilded Page Ends: To enhance the beauty and luxury of our books, the ends of the pages are gilded.
  • Printed and Bound in the USA: We take pride in the fact that our books are printed and bound in the USA, using imported materials of the highest quality.

Our passion for superb craftsmanship is apparent in every book we offer, ensuring a quality reading experience beyond compare.

Book Care

Taking proper care of your leatherbound and vintage books can significantly extend their lifespan and preserve the beauty of their binding. Here are some general guidelines to ensure your precious books last for generations:

  • Avoid Direct Sunlight: Over time, direct sunlight can cause the leather to fade and degrade. Always store your books away from direct sunlight.
  • Keep Books Dry: Leather and humidity don't mix well. Keep your books in a dry, well-ventilated environment to prevent mold growth.
  • Avoid High Temperatures: High heat can dry out the leather, leading to cracks. Room temperature is ideal for your books.
  • Clean Regularly: Dust your books with a soft cloth. For deeper cleaning, consider a gentle leather cleaner, but always spot-test first.
  • Handle with Clean Hands: Oils and dirt from your hands can damage the pages and leather over time. Ensure your hands are clean and dry before handling.

Remember, these are books to be loved, respected, and passed down - your care ensures their stories continue to be told.

Specifications

Publisher: Franklin Library

Year Published: 1974

  • Fully bound in genuine leather.
  • 22kt gold deeply inlaid on the “hubbed” spine.
  • Superbly printed on acid-neutral paper that lasts for generations.
  • Sewn pages – not just glued like ordinary books.
  • Satin-ribbon page marker.
  • Gilded page ends.
  • Bound in the USA using imported materials.
  • Rigorous inspection at every stage ensures adherence to our exacting standards.
  • Renowned for superb craftsmanship and commitment to quality.
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