New York,1969. Folio.Printed at the Meriden Gravure Co. Meriden, Ct.n.n. ca.20 lvs. with text and illustrations by L. Baskin.Dedicated to his sons: Tobias & Hosea.With inscriptions on the first blank to Pim & Julian (Held) from Lisa & Leonard. Copy of Prof. Julius S. Held, with his bookplate. Nice clean immaculate copy. Orig. brown cloth. Weight: 1 kilo. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: A MODEST PROPOSAL written & illustrated by ...
Publisher: Grossman Publishers, New York
Publication Date: 1969
Book Condition: As New
Edition: 1st Edition
Book Description Grossman Publishers/ (Printed at the Meriden Gravure Co.),, New York:, 1969. First edition.. BASKIN, Leonard. JONATHAN SWIFT: A MODEST PROPOSAL. Written & Illustrated by Leonard Baskin. Folio, brown cloth stamped in gilt on spine (with publisher's label, printed in red and black, with green floral border, on front cover), pp. [ii], , [ii], illustrated (reproducing numerous full-page, black-and-white drawings by Leonard Baskin); text printed entirely in calligraphic script. Brown cloth is quite faded on spine and rear cover (with uneven brown soiling on rear cover), front cover is bumped at tip of one corner, with a few faint small stains (printed label is bright), else a good to very good copy, with text and illustrations fresh and clean [issued without printed dust jacket]. Bookseller Inventory # 79914