The Adventures of Gil Blas, of Santillane [Extra-Illustrated]. LE SAGE, trans Tobias Smollett.

The Adventures of Gil Blas, of Santillane [Extra-Illustrated]

London: J. Mawman, 1819. First Thus. Three volumes; octavo (22cm.); full contemporary mottled calf, black gilt spine labels, Vol. III recently rebacked in the same style, all edges speckled brown, later 19th-century endpapers; frontispieces to each volume, that of Vol. II hand-colored; additionally, 43 plates throughout, including 15 hand-colored added plates from the McLean edition published six months later. Leather a bit dried and extremities rubbed, some shallow loss of leather at spine ends of first two volumes, Vol. II shows some soiling to four leaves, else a Very Good and sound set, housed in a recent cloth clam-shell box.

Price: $300.00

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