The History of Tom Jones ; A Foundling, Volume One and Two; The Wesleyan Edition Of The Works Of Henry Fielding. Henry FIELDING.

The History of Tom Jones ; A Foundling, Volume One and Two; The Wesleyan Edition Of The Works Of Henry Fielding

Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1974. Hardcover : Volume One : pp. [i-xvii] xviii-lxxxiv, [1-3] 4-522 [523-524] : Frontispiece plate 'Hogarth's Portrait of Fielding' (1762), Photograph Bodleian Library : Volume Two : pp. [i-xi] 524-1080 : Map page, 'A Geography of Tom Jones' : 6 pages of plates : Dark grey cloth covered boards : Gilt lettering and bands on spine : Red and cream dust jacket with lettering in black and cream, and small illustration on front and spine : Lettering in black on back.

Foxing to top edge with faint marks to fore-edge both copies : Head of spine very slightly pushed on Volume Two : Both dust jackets have minor wear to spine edges. Very good / good. Item #1666

Henry Fielding's The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling (1749) is here presented for the first time in an authoritative form, with a critical, old-spelling text prepared by Professor Bowers and an introduction and commentary by Professor Battestin (from the dust-wrapper inside flap).

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