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Select Novels Volume 1: Almoran and Hamet; The Old English Baron; Sir Launcelot Greaves; & Tartarian Tales

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Title:Select Novels Volume 1: Almoran and Hamet; The Old English Baron; Sir Launcelot Greaves; & Tartarian Tales
Price:GBP£60.00 (about USD$75.30)
Book ID:B009-3471
Publisher:Thomas Kelly, London, 1816
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover (Full Leather)
Condition:Poor Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Thomas Kelly, 1816, Hardcover (Full Leather), Book Condition: Poor Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition

an anthology of four eighteenth century novels bound in one book & being "Almoran and Hamet" an oriental tale by Dr. Hawkesworth; "The Old English Baron" a gothic story by Clara Reeve; "Sir Launcelot M. GueuletteGreaves" (in two volumes) by Tobias Smollett; & "Tartarian Tales" or, A Thousand and One Quarters of Hours by M. Gueulette translated from the original French by Thomas Flloyd. Pictorial title page. This volume of the Select Novels series has a printed dedication page to Princess Charlotte in commemoration of her nuptials to Prince Leopold of Saxe-Coberg. There is a preface & dedication to "The Old English Baron" by its author. Also "Tartarian Tales" has a translation of the author's original dedication of the work to the Duke of Chartres. At the rear are directions to the binder. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 62+98+167+197 pages. inside covers, end-papers & a few other pages have browning & damp stains to outer margins but main body of the text is clean. Front board is detached. Scattered foxing, but text mostly clean. Previous owner's name & address in ink inside front cover. Gilt titles & decoration to spine with gilt outer border to front & rear covers. a few scuffs & minor scratches to leather covers, wear to top & bottom of spine, corners & edges. illustrated by b/w. engravings. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Novels; Classics; Anthologies; 18th century; Literature & Literary. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3471.
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