THE HISTORY OF HENRY FIELDING. Wilbur L. Cross.
THE HISTORY OF HENRY FIELDING

THE HISTORY OF HENRY FIELDING

New Haven: Yale University Press, 1918. First Edition. Hardcover. This is copy number 9 of 100 signed by the author. Narrative account of Fielding's literary career, including a full discussion of all the novelist's works and a brilliant criticism of his defamers and apologists. Cross (1862-1948) was an American literary critic who served as the 71st Governor of Connecticut from 1931 to 1939. Frontispieces, with 32 illustrations. Prospectus laid in. Octavo, three volumes. Original burgundy cloth bindings, with gilt titles. The spines are darkened just a touch, with some minor wear to the corners and tips; otherwise very good. Very good. Item #71279

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