Imagen no disponible

The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle, in which are included, Memoirs of a Lady of Quality

Smollett, Tobias George

Editorial: C. Cooke (1795), London, 1795
Condición: Very Good Encuadernación de tapa dura
Librería: Round Table Books, LLC (Glenview, IL, Estados Unidos de America)

Librería en AbeBooks desde: 20 de noviembre de 2006

Cantidad: 1

Comprar usado
Precio: EUR 260,75 Convertir moneda
Gastos de envío: EUR 3,33 A Estados Unidos de America Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío
Añadir al carrito

Descripción

Original full-calf, spines in six compartments separated by gilt borders, gilt lettering on red labels in one compartment. Illustrated with nine full-page copper-plate engravings. Dr. Smollett first published Peregrine Pickle in 1751, and revised and reissued it in 1758. It is the story of the fortunes and misfortunes of the egotistical dandy Peregrine Pickle, and it provides a comic and caustic portrayal of 18th century European society. At the beginning of the novel Peregrine is a young country gentleman. Rejected by his cruel mother, ignored by his indifferent father and hated by his degenerate brother, he is raised by Commodore Hawser Trunnion who is greatly attached to the boy. Peregrine's upbringing, education at Oxford, journey to France, his debauchery, bankruptcy, jailing at the Fleet, unexpected succeeding to the fortune of his father, his final repentance and marriage to his beloved Emilia all provide scope for Smollett's satire on human cruelty, stupidity and greed. The novel is written as a series of adventures, with every chapter typically describing a new adventure. There is also a very long independent story, "The Memoirs of a Lady of Quality", written by Frances Vane, Viscountess Vane, inside the novel. . Hinges professionally reinforced, spines darkened, former owner's signature and date on each fep (John Gray, 1795), text blocks tight and square. A handsome set. VERY GOOD. . Engravings. 24mo 5" - 6" tall. 216; 242; 234; 245 pp. N° de ref. de la librería 15937

Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Detalles bibliográficos

Título: The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle, in which...

Editorial: C. Cooke (1795), London

Año de publicación: 1795

Encuadernación: Leather

Ilustrador: Illustrated by R. Corbould

Condición del libro:Very Good

Condición de la sobrecubierta: No Dust Jacket

Edición: First Edition. 1.

Descripción de la librería

RARE, BEAUTIFUL & INTERESTING BOOKS. We make every effort to provide quick, accurate and responsive customer service. All books are described accurately, packaged securely, and shipped promptly. Any book may be returned if you are not completely satisfied. We will be happy to accommodate your special requirements.

Ver la página web de la librería

Condiciones de venta:

We guarantee the condition of every book as it is described on the ABEBooks web sites. If you're dissatisfied with your purchase for any reason you are eligible for a refund within 30 days of the delivery date.

Condiciones de envío:

Orders usually ship within two business days. Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB (1 KG). If your book order is heavy or over-sized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required. INTERNATIONAL CUSTOMERS - PLEASE REMEMBER TO INCLUDE YOUR TELEPHONE NUMBER AS THIS INFORMATION IS REQUIRED FOR MOST INTERNATIONAL SHIPMENTS.

Todos los libros de esta librería

Métodos de pago
aceptados por la librería

Visa Mastercard American Express Carte Bleue

Cheque Giro Postal PayPal Letra de Cambio Transferencia Bancaria