The Adventures of Gil Blas of Santillane; Finely Bound
The Adventures of Gil Blas of Santillane.
Lesage, Alain-Rene; Translated by T. Smollett; Illustrated by Jean Gigoux.$275.00
Item Number: 71002
London: J.J. Dubochet & Co , 1836.
Octavo, 2 volumes bound in full morocco, gilt titles and tooling to the spine, gilt tooling to the front and rear panels, gilt turn-ins, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. Illustrated by Jean Gigoux. Translated from the French of Le Sage by T. Smollett.
Alain-René Lesage was a French novelist and playwright. Lesage is best known for his comic novel The Devil upon Two Sticks (1707, Le Diable boiteux), his comedy Turcaret (1709), and his picaresque novel Gil Blas.