New York: The Abbey Library, ND. G. Spencer Pryse. Illustrated Reprint. Cloth. Thick 8vo (9" x 5 5/8" x 2 1/8""), black cloth with gilt spine lettering & decorations; illustrated by G. Spencer Pryse with 20 full-page plates and several B&W section headings; B&W pictorial Abbey Library endpapers; 770 pages. Weight: 2 lbs. 2.5 oz. Very Good + / Very Good. Item #7805
INTERESTING ILLUSTRATED EDITION: Solid and without internal markings and with medium uniformly age-toned pages. All plates are without foxing. No previous owner or remainder marks.
The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling (1749) is a bestselling comic novel by English playwright, judge, and novelist Henry Fielding (1707 – 1754). Tom Jones is the author's greatest book, and a pioneering novel written as a humorous Bildungsroman and picaresque novel about a young man's adventures.