The adventures of Gil Blas, of Santillane. Translated by T. Smollet, M. D. Author of Roderick Random. Cooke’s edition. ... . Embellished with engravings. 12mo. Four volumes. Two engraved plates in each volume, those in vols 2-4 dated 1793-94 and signed R. Corbould delint. W. Hawkins sculp. Contemporary mottled calf bindings. The spines gilt in panels with two black labels. Armorial bookplate to each volume. Minor rubs on the spines and edges. The contents clean and crisp. A pretty set in its original binding. Smollett's translation first appeared in 1749 and gained immediate popularity resulting in dozens of printings by 1800.
Author LE SAGE, Alain René,
Publisher London : Printed for C. Cooke, No. 17, Pater-Noster-Row, [1793-94?]