Tom Jones



[003866] Fielding, Henry; Roscoe, Thomas (Memoir of the Author) The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling. ill. Cruikshank, George. London: James Cochrane and Co., 1831. First Thus. 12mo. Hardback. Good. Two volumes complete – Volume One – [5], viii-xxiii, [2], 2-454pp and Volume Two – [5], 2-448pp. Contemporary half morocco, smooth back, with title and running title inside an attractive frame to spine, marbled sides, edges, and marbled endpapers

Rubbed to extremities, very slightly chipped to head caps. Internally an occasional hint of foxing, especially to frontispiece, some light off setting from engravings, but generally quite bright and clean. Armorial bookplate of Sir Timothy Eden to front pastedowns

With a portrait frontispiece after Hogarth, and eight engravings by George Cruikshank (as called for)

In the Roscoe’s Novelists Library series

Cohn 705; Sadleir 3736a

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