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Smollett, Tobias
THE ADVENTURES OF PEREGRINE PICKLE. In Which Is Included, Memoirs of a Lady of Quality.
Printed for the Author: And Sold by D. Wilson, at Plato's Head, near Round-Court, in the Strand, London, 1751. Four volumes in original 18th century bindings. First edition, first issue. Cancel present at L12 in Volume III, and final two pages of the same volume misnumbered 204 and 205 (instead of 304 and 305). Vol. I: x, 288 pages of text. Vol. II: x, 322 pages. Vol. III: vi, [305] pages including erratum. Vol. IV: viii, 315 pages. The original bindings of quarter leather have several hinges professionally strengthened, with previously chipped areas filled in to match existing leather, with original maroon leather spine labels. Marbled paper-covered boards. The endsheets show minor browning on corners, and the title pages have minor browning on the corners. Volume one and four with one preliminary blank endpaper and two final blank endpapers. Volume two with one preliminary blank and three final blank endsheets. Volume three with one preliminary blank and one final blank endsheet. Minor ink on rear endpaper of first volume, and final few pages with a minor crease to the top corner. A few pages with old ink notations, identifying persons whose identities were purposefully omitted in the original text. HBS 7724. Rothschild 1910. Block pg. 221. CBEL II, pg. 524. First edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Kurt Gippert Bookseller ABAA [Chicago, IL, U.S.A.]
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