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The works of Henry Fielding, Esq : with the life of the author. In ten volumes by  Henry FIELDING - Hardcover - 1784 - from Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books and Biblio.com

The works of Henry Fielding, Esq : with the life of the author. In ten volumes

by FIELDING, Henry

Condition: Near Fine


1784 Works of Henry Fielding English Theatre Plays Tom Jones Hogarth Illustrated


Henry Fielding was an 18th-century English novelist known for his satirical works of humor. Fielding's most famous works includes novels and plays such as 'Tom Jones,' 'The Old Debauchees,' 'Amelia,' and 'An Enquiry.' This ten-volume set is complete in all regards, filled with impressive full-page engravings after the art of William Hogarth!


Item number: #5404

Price: $750


FIELDING, Henry


The works of Henry Fielding, Esq : with the life of the author. In ten volumes


London : Printed for W. Strahan, J. Rivington and Sons, T. Payne, S. Crowder, T. Longman [and 17 others in London], 1784.


Details:

Collation: Complete with all pages; 12 volumes

References: Lowndes 796;

Language: English

Provenance: Armorial Bookplate

Charles Russell Sturgis

Binding: Leather; tight & secure

Tomes have visible hinge repair, but all secure

Size: ~8.5in X 5.5in (22cm x 14cm)


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  • Bookseller: Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 5404
  • Title: The works of Henry Fielding, Esq : with the life of the author. In ten volumes
  • Author: FIELDING, Henry
  • Illustrator: William Hogarth
  • Format/binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: W. Strahan, J. Rivington and Sons, T. Payne, S. Crowder, T. Longman [and 17 others in London]
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1784
  • Keywords: 1784 Works of Henry Fielding English Theatre Plays Tom Jones Hogarth Illustrated rare, antique, old, first edition, 1st state, provenance, signed, inscribed, dust jacket, vellum, manuscript, engravings, illustrations, leather, plates, maps, antiquarian


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