By: Smollett, Tobias
London, James Cochrane and Co: 1831
Inscription: . Signed by Illustrator
Seller ID: 004814
Binding: Slip-Case - Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Tobias Smollett was baptised on March 19th 1721. He was one of the great English satirists and writers. He apprenticed as a surgeon and throughout his life he combined the roles of medical man and author. He is best known for his picaresque novels and led a fascinating life. This very attractive two volume set is titled 'The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle, in which is included Memoirs of a Lady of Quality'. The illustrations are by the great George Cruikshank who illustrated so many of the Charles Dickens novels. The books are bound in fine half-leather over marbled boards, The endpapers are m... View More...