The History of Tom Jones, A Foundling. With A Memoir of The Author by Thomas Roscoe, Esq. and Illustrations by George Cruikshank. In Two Volumes.

  • Fielding, Henry
  • London: James Cochrane and Co. 1831
  • Cohn 705.


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2 vols., 8vo, pp. xxiii, 456; [vi], 448 + frontispiece to each volume and 7 plates. Later half brown roan, marbled boards, spines divided by raised bands, compartments bordered with gilt rules, 2nd and 3rd compartments lettered direct in gilt, top edges gilt. Just a touch of spotting. Bindings a little rubbed and marked. Bookseller’s labels of Charles Hutt, London, to pastedowns.


A reprint of Fielding's 1749 novel in Thomas Roscoe's 'Novellist's Library' series, with a capsule biography of Fielding to the first volume and series half-titles. 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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