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Novels of Henry Fielding, The


Published by Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company Printed at the Shakespeare Head Press, 1926, 1926
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Fielding of DreamsFrom the Shakespeare Head PressFIELDING, Henry. The Novels of Henry Fielding. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, Printed at the Shakespeare Head Basil Blackwell, [1926].Large Paper Edition, limited to 520 sets. Ten large octavo volumes (9 x 6 in; 230 x 150 mm). Frontispieces. Publishers three-quarter red morocco over pale red cloth boards. Gilt decorated compartments. A very fine set.Contains: Joseph Andrews (2 vols); Jonathan Wild; Tom Jones; (4 vols) and Amelia (3 vols)."The Elizabethan scholar A. H. Bullen established the Shakespeare Head Press in Stratford-up-Avon in 1904. His original aim was to produce a good edition of Shakespeare's works, and his ten volume Stratford Town Shakespeare was completed by 1907. After Bullen died in 1927, the press was acquired by a partnership including Basil Blackwell, the Oxford bookseller. Bernard Newdigate was appointed as typographer and under his direction the press worked within the Morris tradition: Ovid's Metamorphoses was the first book he produced as a limited edition" (Graphic Design and Visual Culture in Europe 1890-1945, University of Glasgow Special Collections). Rogerson 86. Ranson, Selective Check Lists, p.13. Bookseller Inventory # 02186

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Title: Novels of Henry Fielding, The

Publisher: Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company Printed at the Shakespeare Head Press, 1926

Publication Date: 1926

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