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    Sale 5140

    Fine Printed Books Including Modern First Editions & Miniature Books

    25 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 40

    FIELDING, Henry (1707-1754). The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling. London: for A. Millar, 1749. 6 volumes, 12°. Cancels and blanks as listed in the Rothschild catalogue, errata leaf in vol.I (occasional very minor discolouration and staining). Contemporary calf gilt, brown lettering pieces and black numbering pieces on spines, arms of an unidentified baron on sides (a little rubbed). Provenance: Vere Bertie (contemporary signature on front paste-down endpapers and on titles). FIRST EDITION. Rothschild 850. (6)

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    FIELDING, Henry (1707-1754). The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling. London: for A. Millar, 1749. 6 volumes, 12°. Cancels and blanks as listed in the Rothschild catalogue, errata leaf in vol.I (occasional very minor discolouration and staining). Contemporary calf gilt, brown lettering pieces and black numbering pieces on spines, arms of an unidentified baron on sides (a little rubbed). Provenance: Vere Bertie (contemporary signature on front paste-down endpapers and on titles). FIRST EDITION. Rothschild 850. (6)


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