The Adventures of Gil Blas of Santillane ... A new translation (2 vols)

By: Le Sage, Alain-René (trans Percival Proctor, M.A.)

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This is a heavy item and may incur extra shipping charges. Please check. Thanks.; Vol I: Brown leather boards, smooth; somewhat worn and scuffed; corners a little worn. Rebacked (probably during the 19th century); raised bands on spine; faded titling on red leather panel at head of spine. Front joint slightly exposed, but stitched binding otherwise very intact. Faded bookplate on front pastedown. Engraved frontispiece + 10 plates (1 plate, at p353, has been removed). Very occasional spotting, but pp in the main are supple, and clear. Owner's name at head of title page, dd 1873, plus some pencil notes, also on title page. Vol II: Brown leather boards, smooth; somewhat worn and scuffed; corners a little worn. Backstrip very scuffed and rubbed, but backstrip and boards very intact; binding tight. Raised bands on spine; faded titling on red leather panel at head of spine; other panelling between the bands is worn, but traces of decoration remain. Faded bookplate on front pastedown. Engraved frontispiece + 8 plates (all present). Very occasional spotting, but pp in the main are supple, and clear. Owner's name at head of title page and p1, dd 1873, plus some pencil notes, also on title page, on verso of title page, and p1. List of plates at end of Vol II.; 8vo (5 1/2" x 8"); 466+470 pages

Title: The Adventures of Gil Blas of Santillane ... A new translation (2 vols)

Author Name: Le Sage, Alain-René (trans Percival Proctor, M.A.)

Categories: Other,

Publisher: London, Printed for the Translator and sold by G. Kearsley, No. 46, Fleet-Street: 1774

Binding: Hardback

Book Condition: Very Good-

Seller ID: 19307

Keywords: french literature picaresque,