The Adventures of Roderick Random. With Illustrations by George Cruikshank.

  • Smollett, Tobias
  • London: James Cochrane and Co. 1831
  • Cohn 703.


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8vo, pp. x, 496 + frontispiece and 4 plates. Later half brown roan, marbled boards, spine divided by raised bands, compartments bordered with gilt rules, 2nd and 3rd compartments lettered direct in gilt, top edge gilt. A touch of spotting. Binding a little rubbed. Bookseller’s label of Charles Hutt, London, to pastedown.


A reprint of Smollett's 1748 novel, with half-titles of Thomas Roscoe's 'Novellist's Library' series. The illustrations by George Cruikshank, much-reprinted over the following century, were made for this edition and make their first appearance here.

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