Methuen & Co Ltd, 1965, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First
500 g; XLIV, 372 pages, last two pages blank (intentionally), includes facsimile of the title page of the first edition of The History of the Adventures of Joseph Andrews. Includes bibliography, chronological table, and an introduction and notes, which the previous owner has taken some care to underline with pencil. Ownership inscription and four digit number rubberstamped on front end page, original bookseller's sticker on front paste down, fading of the spine, and top section of the front panel of the dust jacket. Top edge of text block tinted pale red. In this edition, Professor Battestin has written an illuminating introduction, discussing the significance of the controversies in which Fielding engaged, and the place of Joseph Andrews in the history of the modern novel. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature & Literary; Inventory No: 0221016.