The History of the Life of the Late Mr. Author: FIELDING, Henry Title: The History of the Life of the Late Mr.Jonathan Wild the Great Publication: New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1943. Quarter blue cloth with paper label and patterned brown paper over boards, paper-covered slipcase with paper spine label.
Minor expert archival mends to tight and nice slipcase. Lovely copy of this LEC production, a volume in their 14th series, in which Fielding chronicles the exploits of the real-life British crimefighter who was also the Tony Soprano of late 17th/early 18th century London.
Colophon at rear does not state limitation (usually 1500), but this is #241 and beautifully signed by Cleland. Illustrations are all hand colored by Charlize Brakely. Printed at the Marchbanks Press. Laid in is the publisher's 5½" X 8½" announcement for this title.
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