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Remote Regions of the World
A NEW EDITION, EDITED FOR YOUNG READERS
EDWIN O. CHAPMAN
WITH MORE THAN 250 ILLUSTRATIONS
WORTHINGTON CO., 747 BROADWAY
BY WORTHINGTON CO.
Press of J. J. Little & Co.
THE first part of GULLIVER'S TRAVELS was published in 1726, and it appeared complete in 1727. The author, Jonathan Swift, was one of the most remarkable men of his time. He was born of English parents in the city of Dublin. His father died before his birth, leaving his mother in almost destitute circumstances. His uncle, however, kindly undertook to care for the widow and to educate the boy. But when he was about two years old, his nurse stole him away from his mother and took him