(1721 - 1771)
Tobias George Smollett was a Scottish poet and author. He was best known for his The Adventures of Roderick Random (1748) and The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle (1751).
Roderick and his friend Hugh Strap are pressed into the British Navy and serve on a warship and a privateer. This World’s Classics edition, #353, has a dust jacket by Ardizzone.
Humphrey Clinker (1959)
Matthew Bramble and his family take a tour through the spas of England and Scotland and write home to their friends. This is the World’s Classics edition #290, with dust jacket by Ardizzone.
The Works of Tobias Smollett (1895)
12 volumes. Bedford did the frontispieces, the head and tail pieces, and cover. There are several different editions of the editorial matter, many of which do not contain the Bedford art. This was issued in an edition of fifteen hundred copies. Read for free online at HathiTrust.
Read different volumes for free online:
- The Adventures of Roderick Random
- The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle
- The Expedition of Humphrey Clinker
- The Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves
- The Adventures of Count Fathom