Title: The Adventures Of Peregrine Pickle: In Which...
Publisher: Bell & Bradfute, et al., Edinburgh
Publication Date: 1805
Illustrator: Rowlandson, Thomas
202, 222, 213, 228 pages. 20.5 x 12.5 cm. Eight full page hand-coloured plates two by Thomas Rowlandson, six by Woodward. 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, two covers rehinged. Late 19th century full brown, mottled calf. Aeg. Near fine. 4 Vols in two. Bookseller Inventory # 19896
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