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The History of Tom Jones a Foundling (two volumes)

Henry Fielding

James Cochrane & Co. 1831

Binding:  Hardback  |  Condition: Good  | 

Handsome half leather binding of Fielding's great comic novel, first published in 1749. Complete with 9 b/w illustrations by George Cruikshank and a memoir of the author by Thomas Roscoe. Green morocco with green cloth. Raised bands and gilt decoration to spine. Top edge gilt. Marbled end-papers. Small 12mo. (175x115mm) [xxiii] 454 + 448pp. Rubbing to edges. Slight sunning to spines. Bookseller's small neat label to front pastedown (James Miles of Leeds). Contents are clean and bindings tight and sound. A very nice set. Good+