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122366
FIELDING, Henry.

The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling.

Availability: In stock

Published: London Macdonald, 1953

Stock Code: 122366

£195
OR On display in 100 Fulham Road

Notes

A finely bound copy of Fielding's classic, first published in 1749.

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Description

Octavo (175 x 120 mm). Bound by Bayntun-Riviere in near-contemporary red calf, blue and green labels to spine lettered in gilt, spine gilt to compartments within raised bands, double fillet to covers, gilt roll-tooled turn-ins, grey marbled endpapers, gilt edges.

Illustrations

Coloured frontispiece with tissue guard.

Condition

Gift inscription dated 1970 to binder's blank. Slight marking to covers, short closed tear to title page, slight cockling to head of leaves, p. 227 repaired with slight loss to text at head. A very good copy.

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