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The History of Tom Jones, A Foundling. Volume 3, books XIII-XVIII

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Volume 3 containing books XIII to XVIII. Part of a 4 volume set from 1823.

A foundling of mysterious parentage brought up by Mr. Allworthy on his country estate, Tom Jones is deeply in love with the seemingly unattainable Sophia Western, the beautiful daughter of the neighboring squire—though he sometimes succumbs to the charms of the local girls. When Tom is banished to make his own fortune and Sophia follows him to London to escape an arranged marriage, the adventure begins. A vivid Hogarthian panorama of eighteenth-century life, spiced with danger and intrigue, bawdy exuberance and good-natured authorial interjections, Tom Jones is one of the greatest and most ambitious comic novels in English literature.

CONDITION: First blank pages stamped with R. Houldey&C.Spotting to pages throughout. Tiny hole from wear on page 45. Boards and spine intact with no inscriptions or notations. (See photos for best reference)

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Author(s):
Henry Fielding, Esq.
Condition:
Fair
Dimensions:
5 x 3.4 x 1 inches approx.
Edition:
1823
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
336
Publisher:
Simpkin and Marshall
Title:
The History of Tom Jones, A Foundling. Volume 3, books XIII-XVIII

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Volume 3 containing books XIII to XVIII. Part of a 4 volume set from 1823.

A foundling of mysterious parentage brought up by Mr. Allworthy on his country estate, Tom Jones is deeply in love with the seemingly unattainable Sophia Western, the beautiful daughter of the neighboring squire—though he sometimes succumbs to the charms of the local girls. When Tom is banished to make his own fortune and Sophia follows him to London to escape an arranged marriage, the adventure begins. A vivid Hogarthian panorama of eighteenth-century life, spiced with danger and intrigue, bawdy exuberance and good-natured authorial interjections, Tom Jones is one of the greatest and most ambitious comic novels in English literature.

CONDITION: First blank pages stamped with R. Houldey&C.Spotting to pages throughout. Tiny hole from wear on page 45. Boards and spine intact with no inscriptions or notations. (See photos for best reference)

Author(s):
Henry Fielding, Esq.
Condition:
Fair
Dimensions:
5 x 3.4 x 1 inches approx.
Edition:
1823
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
336
Publisher:
Simpkin and Marshall
Title:
The History of Tom Jones, A Foundling. Volume 3, books XIII-XVIII

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