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The adventures of Roderick Random complete in three parts

Tobias George Smollett

The adventures of Roderick Random complete in three parts

by Tobias George Smollett

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Published by Jenson Society in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesRoderick Random
Statement[Tobias Smollett] ; with the author"s preface, and an introduction by G.H. Maynadier
SeriesWorks of Tobias Smollett -- v.1-3.
ContributionsMaynadier, Howard, 1866-1960
The Physical Object
Pagination3 v. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26580331M

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father, a gentleman of considerable fortune and influence, who had on many occasions signalised himself in behalf of his country; and was remarkable for his abilities in the law.

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The hero battles his way from poverty and neglect to make his mark as a doctor, writer. The Adventures of Roderick Random is a great read. Written in the mids by a man from the same town in Scotland in which I grew up (Vale of Leven).

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First edition thus. Complete in 3 volumes. xlvii, pp.; xv, pp.; xv, pp. There are 3 tissue guarded plates by Frank Richards and an illustrated title page by F.D.

Bedford in each volume. Top edges gilt. The Adventures of Roderick Random is a picaresque novel by Tobias Smollett, first published in Paperback. Condition: New. Reissue. Language: English.

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