THE ADVENTURES OF GIL BLAS OF SANTILLANE

, John Austen (illus.)

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THE ADVENTURES OF GIL BLAS OF SANTILLANE
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Oxford: Limited Editions Club, . Two large quarto (7-1/2" x 11-3/8") volumes bound in half gray linen, gold-stamped, and blue linen boards. Attractive edition of Smollett's translation. Introduction by J. B. Priestley. Illustrated with line drawings and watercolors by John Austen with his usual charm, collotyped by Day & Son and hand-colored by Daniel Jacomet. One of 1500 numbered copies SIGNED by the illustrator on the colophon page. Minor paper splits on hinges. Dustwrappers lacking, as usual. Near Fine in a Very Good slipcase with short splits (Item ID: 006878)


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