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Smollett, Tobias
A COLLECTION OF FOUR WORKS, COMPRISING:
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Smollett, Tobias
A COLLECTION OF FOUR WORKS, COMPRISING:
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English Literature, History, Children’s Books and Illustrations, including The Garrett Herman Collection: The Age of Darwin

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Smollett, Tobias
A COLLECTION OF FOUR WORKS, COMPRISING:
i) The Adventures of Roderick Random. for J. Osborn, 1748, 2 volumes, FIRST EDITION, cancel I9 leaf in volume one as usual, final blank present in volume two, contemporary calf, contents shaken, bindings worn, hinges splitting; ii) The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle. For the Author, 1751, 4 volumes, FIRST EDITION, cancel leaf I12 in volume three as usual, contemporary calf, lacking errata and final leaf in volume three, loss to corner of A3 in volume four; iii) The History and Adventures of an Atom. For Robinson and Roberts, 1769, 2 volumes, FIRST EDITION, LATER ISSUE (correct date on title-page), half-titles ('D' missing from 'AND' in volume two), final blank present, contemporary manuscript 'key' laid-down to front fixed endpaper in volume one, contemporary calf, binding worn; iv) The Expedition of Humphry Clinker. For W. Johnston and B. Collins, 1671 [1771], 3 volumes, FIRST EDITION, half-titles, final blanks in volumes one and two, contemporary calf, hinges splitting with loss to head and foot of spines; all 12mo, spines in compartments, some spotting and browning, occasional short tears, occasional damp-staining, bindings worn (11)
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Provenance

Robt Hildyard (ownership signature) [Roderick Random]; LOOP (bookplate) [Peregrine Pickle]; J. Mumford (ownership signature) [Humphry Clinker]

English Literature, History, Children’s Books and Illustrations, including The Garrett Herman Collection: The Age of Darwin

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London