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FIELDING, HENRY.
The Life of Mr. Jonathan Wild the Great. A New Edition with Considerable Corrections and Additions.
London: Printed for A. Millar, 1754. First separate edition. 12mo, modern polished calf by Bedford, brown morocco labels, gilt rules, decorations and lettering, a.e.g. Leaf of publisher's ads, [vii-viii], present. One of the great works in the literature of roguery - a satirical novel written under the guise of the biography of a famous criminal. Fielding's account first appeared in Miscellanies (1743) and is here separately printed for the first time. Edges a little rubbed; very good copy. Uncommon.
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