FINE SET OF SMOLLETT’S WORKS, ONE OF JUST 250 PRODUCED
SMOLLETT, Tobias. Works. London: Gibbings & Company, 1895. Twelve volumes. 12mo, original three-quarter olive green morocco gilt, raised bands, marbled boards and endpapers, top edges gilt. $1600.
Limited “Bonhill Edition” of Smollett’s novels, one of 250 sets produced. Illustrated with numerous plates by Frank Richards and specially bound for subscribers.
Includes Roderick Random, Peregrine Pickle, Count Fathom, Sir Launcelot Greaves, and Humphry Clinker. The text for this edition was prepared by the noted scholar George Saintsbury.
A lovely set.