Lesage, Alain René

The Adventures of Gil Blas of Santillane

J. B. Lippincott

Early 19th Century

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Finely bound copy of the illustrated new edition of Smollett's translation of Lesage's classic text, The Adventures of Gil Blas of Santillane.

  • Sold as a set of 3.
  • Alain-René Lesage (French).
  • Translated by Tobias Smollett (Scottish).
  • Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, early 19th-century. 
  • Octavo.
  • Extra-Illustrated, with 165 plates bound in.
  • Volume 1 has 63 plates, Volume 2 has 52 plates, and Volume 3 has 50 plates.
  • John A. Spoor bookplates to front pastedowns.
  • Bound by Stikeman & Co. in three-quarter crimson levant morocco, marbled paper-covered boards, paneled spines with gilt titling, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt.
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Mild shelf wear and rubbing.

Slight cracking to top edge of front hinge of volume 2.

Language
English
Subject
Novels, Fine bindings
SKU

C8NY9

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