MR. GEORGE EDWARDS, A CREOLE ([ 1751 ])

(HILL, John)

The Adventures of Mr. George Edwards,

Published: Printed for T. Osborne.

Date: [ 1751 ]

xvi, 269, [3]pp; 12mo. Half title, 3pp ads. at end. Rebound in functional full calf, spine lettered direct, new endpapers, red sprinkled edges.

Note
ESTC T10613, BL & Bristol University only in British Isles; Raven 88. First edition of a scarce novel, partly set in the West Indies, and popular enough to be reprinted three times. Book and chapter headings suggest the influence of Henry Fielding; both Tom Jones and Richardson’s Clarissa get a mention in the author’s preface.

£1100

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