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The Works.

[Including Love in Several Masques; The Life and Death of Tom Thumb; Grub-Street Opera; The Modern Husband; Tom Jones; Amelia.] Edited with a Biographical Essay by Leslie Stephen.

Published: London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1882.

Stock code: 68476

Price: £2,500

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A handsomely bound set of the works of Henry Fielding, edited and with a biographical essay by Leslie Stephen, the literary critic and father of Virginia Woolf. One of a limited edition of 1000 numbered copies for sale in Europe and 250 copies for sale in the US.

10 volumes, quarto (242 160 mm). Full red morocco for Henry Sotheran, titles to spines gilt, raised bands, marbled endpapers, inner dentelles and all edges gilt. Illustrations throughout. Bookplates. Some slight wear and marking to boards, otherwise bright and internally clean.

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