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Collection of first editions of his works,  uniformly bound (as listed below) by  Tobias Smollett - Hardcover - All are first editions, except  COUNT FATHOM (pirated 2nd editio - 1771 - from James Cummins Bookseller and Biblio.com

Collection of first editions of his works, uniformly bound (as listed below)

by Smollett, Tobias

Condition: Uniformly bound in 20th-century mottled polished calf, antique, richly gilt spines with red leather lettering pieces, marbled en


all published in London: various publishers, 1771. All are first editions, except COUNT FATHOM (pirated 2nd edition). In all, 7 titles in 17 volumes vols. 12mo and 8vo. Uniformly bound in 20th-century mottled polished calf, antique, richly gilt spines with red leather lettering pieces, marbled endpapers, gilt edges, by Rivière and Sons. All are first editions, except COUNT FATHOM (pirated 2nd edition). In all, 7 titles in 17 volumes vols. 12mo and 8vo. Beautifully bound collection of the major works of Tobias Smollett (1721-1771), comprising: (1) The Adventures of Roderick Random. In Two Volumes. London: Printed for J. Osborn, 1748. Rothschild 1905. (2) The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle. In which are included, Memoirs of a Lady of Quality. In Four Volumes. London: Printed for the Author: And Sold by D. Wilson, 1751. Rothschild 1910. (3) The Adventures of Ferdinand Count Fathom. By the Author of Roderick Random. In Two Volumes. London: Printed for T. Johnston, 1753. Rothschild 1914 (variant); Tinker 1928. (4) The Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves. By the Author of Roderick Random. In Two Volumes. London: Printed for J. Coote, 1762. Rothschild 1919 (first edition in serial form). (5) Travels through France and Italy. In Two Volumes. London: Printed for R. Baldwin, 1766. Rothschild 1921. (6) The History and Adventures of an Atom. In Two Volumes. London: Printed for J. Almon, 1769. Rothschild 1923. (7) The Expedition of Humphry Clinker. By the Author of Roderick Random. In Three Volumes. London: Printed for W. Johnston, and B. Collins, 1671 [i.e., 1771]. Rothschild 1925.


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  • Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 100254
  • Title: Collection of first editions of his works, uniformly bound (as listed below)
  • Author: Smollett, Tobias
  • Format/binding: In all, 7 titles in 17 volumes vols. 12mo and 8vo
  • Book condition: Used - Uniformly bound in 20th-century mottled polished calf, antique, richly gilt spines with red leather lettering pieces, marbled en
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: All are first editions, except COUNT FATHOM (pirated 2nd editio
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: various publishers
  • Place: all published in London
  • Date published: 1771
  • Keywords: British
  • Bookseller catalogs: Literature;


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