LE SAGE, Alain René (1668-1747) / SMOLLETT, Tobias George (1721-1771) - Translator .
Title The Adventures of Gil Blas of Santillane. Translated from the French of Le Sage / by T. Smollett. In three volumes, with elegant engravings.
Publisher London : Printed for Vernor and Hood, Poultry, and Cuthell and Martin, Holborn, by Thomas Maiden, Sherbourne-Lane, Lombard-Street 1802 . 0
Seller ID 44495
A very good 3 volume set. Well bound in the original half leather. 8vo. 8.75" x 5.50" x 1.25". Brown calf covered spine and corners over marbled boards. Edges lightly rubbed and bumped. Hinges carefully strengthened at sometime in the past. Smooth spines with gilt banding, gilt volume number and gilt titles. Marbled page edges matching the marbled boards and endpapers. Engraved armorial bookplate to the verso of each front board: "Benj. Whitelock" (Blazon - On A Castle Arg., An Eagle With Wings Displayed Or.) . Each volume with dated title-page. Clean text and engravings throughout, just the odd brown spot. A very good set. Vol. I. : pp.12/pp.399 ; Vol. II. : pp.8/pp.392 ; Vol. III. : pp.16/pp.420 - Printed: By Wilson & Co in Wild-Court, Lincoln's Inn Fields.