The Expedition of Humphry Clinker. With A Memoir of The Author by Thomas Roscoe Esq. and Illustrations by George Cruikshank.

  • Smollett, Tobias
  • London: Printed for Cochrane and Pickersgill 1831
  • Cohn 702.


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8vo, pp. [ii], xxxvi, 403, [1] + frontispiece and 4 plates. Later green 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. Just a little rubbed, spine lightly sunned. Bookseller’s label of Charles Hutt, London, to pastedown.


A reprint of Smollett's 1771 novel, the first volume of Thomas Roscoe's series 'The Novelist's Library' series, with series half-title and a capsule biography of Smollett by Roscoe. 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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