1926 The Novels of Tobias Smollett
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Fine Binding, Illustrated, Leather Binding, Limited Edition, Publishers' Original Binding, Signed Binding
Illustrated throughout with nineteen plates reproduced from etchings by George Cruikshank (collated, complete). Containing: Volume I: 'The Adventures of Roderick Random' (volume I) Volume II: 'The Adventures of Roderick Random' (volume II) Volume III: 'The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle' (volume I) Volume IV: 'The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle' (volume II) Volume VI: 'The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle '(volume IV) Volume VII: 'The Adventures of Ferdinand Fathom' (volume I) Volume VIII: 'The Adventures of Ferdinand Fathom' (volume II) Volume IX: 'The Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves Together With the History and Adventures of an Atom' Volume X: 'Humphry Clinker' (Volume I) Volume XI: 'Humphry Clinker' (volume II) Large paper edition, limited to five hundred copies, of which this is number 123. Ten volumes of eleven only (missing volume V). Tobias George Smollett (19 March 1721 – 17 September 1771) was a Scottish poet and author. He was best known for his picaresque novels, such as 'The Adventures of Roderick Random' (1748) and 'The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle' (1751), which influenced later novelists such as Charles Dickens. Bound at the Riverside Press (binder's ink stamp to front endpaper).
In half-morocco bindings. Externally, smart, though with some bumping and rubbing to the extremities. Marks to the front board of the third volume. Six joints starting, with one joint cracked. One hinge is tender and may detach from the textblock edge. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean.
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