The Adventures of Gil Blas of Santillane, Translated from the French of Le Sage.

Smollett, T. (Translator)

Published by Printed for James Cunningham, LONDON, 1826
Condition: Fine Hardcover
From Shadetree Rare Books (Chatham, VA, U.S.A.)

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Full-Leather. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Privately printed, this four-volume set (4" x 6")is in FINE condition. The mottled full-calf cover has a quarter-inch gilt decorative (heart-shaped designs) strip on back and front covers, replicated on inside covers. All edges gilt. Marbeled end-pages and inside covers. Five raised bands on gilt-decorated spines. Morocco and black labels, with date 1826 in gilt at foot of spine. Elegant engravings throughout. Book binder noted in miniscule type on upper left of inside fep of each volume. Some minor and very conservative restorative work on spines. Only slight negative is a one-inch clean tear on tissue of frontispiece, which is hardly noticeable. A few scratches on the highly polished covers. Spectacularly handsome set. Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 000782

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Title: The Adventures of Gil Blas of Santillane, ...

Publisher: Printed for James Cunningham, LONDON

Publication Date: 1826

Binding: Full Leather

Book Condition:Fine

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Shadetree Rare Books specializes in British, American and Classical literature and history, with an ever-expanding inventory of historical documents pertaining to Virginia, Pennsylvania and the Civil War. Shadetree also offers a wide variety of signed First Editions, as well as Art books and books on Architecture and Design. It features a nice collection of Twain, as well as Wodehouse and many others.

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