Title: The Adventures Of Ferdinand Count Fathom
Publisher: Lackington, Allen, & Co, London
Publication Date: 1813
Illustrator: Rowlandson, Thomas
224, 205 pages. 20.5 x 12.5 cm. Hand colored frontispiece by Thomas Rowlandson. Smollett's influence has been as important as his achievement." [see: CBEL Vol. X, p.37]. Hume said that Smollett was like a coco-nut, rough outside, but full of human kindness within. After Fielding, Smollett counts as the greatest purveyor of comic prose-epic of contemporary life to his generation, if not to his century. [see:DNB]. Bound by R. Wallis, raised bands, spine panels richly gilt, double gilt cover border panels, inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, two leather spine labels, moderate text toning, one cover rehinged. Late 19th century full brown, mottled calf. Aeg. Fine. 2 Vols. Bookseller Inventory # 19917
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