Illustrations Of Smollett, and Fielding, George Cruikshank, Illustrator.

Illustrations Of Smollett, and Fielding,

London: Cochrane and Pickersgill, James Cochrane, 1831-1832. Hardcover. Oblong 4to, 29.5 x 43 cm. No title page, spine reads "Cruikshank's Illustrations to Fielding and Smollett." Adopted from "Roscoe's Novelist's Library." COHN 702-707. There are 37 India proof portraits mounted on 19 leaves each with descriptive text. Smollett titles include, Humphrey Clinker (four etchings), Roderick Random (five etchings) and Peregrine Pickle (eight etchings). Fielding titles are Tom Jones, (eight etchings) The Adventures of Joseph Andrews (four etchings) and The History of Amelia (eight etchings). The images measure 17 x 11 cm. There are also two engraved portraits of the authors -- Fielding and Smollett. Images are bright and clean. Raised bands, spine gilt decorated in six compartments, rubbing to corners, light front cover stain. Three quarter green morocco and marbled boards, rebacked with spine laid-down. Aeg. Very good. Item #21309

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