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TOM JONES: The History of A Foundling

(The Limited Editions Club)


By: Henry Fielding (Introduction by J.B. Priestley) (Ilustrated by Alexander King)
Edition: First Thus (In a limited edition of 1,500 numbered copies)
Date: 1931
Published: The Limited Editions Club [New York]
Size (Details): 4to (870 pages, with 40 illustrations by Alexander King)
Binding: Hardcover [Leather over flexible boards]

Category: Fine Press
From: Chartwell Booksellers
Item Number: 14030

Description: This delightful Depression-era volume is bound in full charcoal-grey leather over flexible boards with an elaborately gilt tooled spine, yielding a deluxe leatherbound paperback housed in a red clothbound slipcase that is here modestly worn. The book itself is in beautiful condition, save for four small tape shadows on the endpapers and pastedowns, front and rear.
It is number 516 of 1,500 copies, SIGNED by the illlustrator, Alexander King, on the colophon page.

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