Ending Aug 15, 2023 10:10 EST

Rare Books, Autographs & Maps

 
Lot 11
 

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[FIELDING, HENRY] The History of the Adventures of Adventures of Joseph Andrews...

Estate / Collection: The Property of a New England Family

[FIELDING, HENRY]
The History of the Adventures of Adventures of Joseph Andrews, and his Friend Mr. Abraham Adams. Written in Imitation of The Manner of Cervantes, Author of Don Quixote.
London: A. Millar, 1742. Two volumes, "the second edition, revised and corrected with alterations and annotations by the author." Contemporary calf, rebacked. 6 1/4 x 3 1/2 inches (16 x 9 cm); vol I: xxii, [2], 308, [4] pp., with 3 leaves of ads., vol II: vii, [1], 304 pp. Calf worn and dry, rebacked, losses to spine labels, hinges reinforced, contents with occasional toning and spotting, front free endpaper of vol. II tipped to the title along gutter, old ownership signatures in vol. I, sold as is.

The second edition, published the same year as the first, of Fielding's first full-length novel, a comic parody of Richardson's Pamela.

Sold for $126
Estimated at $200 - $400

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Estate / Collection: The Property of a New England Family

[FIELDING, HENRY]
The History of the Adventures of Adventures of Joseph Andrews, and his Friend Mr. Abraham Adams. Written in Imitation of The Manner of Cervantes, Author of Don Quixote.
London: A. Millar, 1742. Two volumes, "the second edition, revised and corrected with alterations and annotations by the author." Contemporary calf, rebacked. 6 1/4 x 3 1/2 inches (16 x 9 cm); vol I: xxii, [2], 308, [4] pp., with 3 leaves of ads., vol II: vii, [1], 304 pp. Calf worn and dry, rebacked, losses to spine labels, hinges reinforced, contents with occasional toning and spotting, front free endpaper of vol. II tipped to the title along gutter, old ownership signatures in vol. I, sold as is.

The second edition, published the same year as the first, of Fielding's first full-length novel, a comic parody of Richardson's Pamela.

Auction: Rare Books, Autographs & Maps, ending Aug 15, 2023

  • Successful Auction of Rare Books, Autographs & Maps on August 15, 2023
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NEW YORK, NY -- Doyle held a successful auction of Rare Books, Autographs & Maps on August 15, 2023. Offered was a summer miscellany of sporting material, Americana, fine bindings, literature, autographs, maps and more!
 

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