London: W. Johnston and B. Collins, . First Edition. Three vols., 12mos, xv, , 250; 249; 275; all half titles present, but without final blanks in Vols. 1 and 2; full polished calf gilt by Riviere with elaborately tooled spines with leather labels, dentelles; a.e.g. Faint signatures to title pages; armorial bookplates of Geoffrey Ecroyd in each volume; edges a bit rubbed; hinges drying, but sound. Item #205849
Smollett's last novel, completed in the year of his death, here in the first state, with the date on the title page misprinted as 1671, Arabic "6" at the base of Vol. 1 p. v, Vol. 1 p. 147 misnumbered. A very appealing set of the author's most celebrated work.