GULLIVER'S TRAVELS to Lilliput & Brobdingnag (ca. 1931)

GULLIVER'S TRAVELS to Lilliput & Brobdingnag (ca. 1931)

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GULLIVER'S TRAVELS TO LILLIPUT AND BROBDINGNAG. By JONATHAN SWIFT, Illustrated by R. G. Mossa, Garden City Publishing Co., Inc., New York. (Undated circa 1931)

 

Voyage to Lilliput

During his first voyage, Gulliver is washed ashore after a shipwreck and finds himself a prisoner of a race of tiny people, less than 6 inches (15 cm) tall, who are inhabitants of the island country of Lilliput. 

 

Voyage to Brobdingnag

Gulliver soon sets out again. When the sailing ship Adventure is blown off course by storms and forced to sail for land in search of fresh water, Gulliver is abandoned by his companions and left on a peninsula on the western coast of the North American continent. The grass of Brobdingnag is as tall as a tree. He is then found by a farmer who is about 72 ft (22 m) tall, judging from Gulliver estimating the man's step being 10 yards (9 m) a giant.

 

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