A. Collected Works
Works, with The Life of the Author. 4 vols. 1762.
Vol. I: An Essay on the Life and Genius of Henry Fielding, Esq. [by Arthur Murphy]. Plays. Vol. II: PlaysLife of Jonathan Wild. Journey from this world to the next. History of the Adventures of Joseph Andrews. Preface to David Simple. Preface to Familiar Letters between Principal Characters. Vol. III: The history of Tom Jones. Vol. IV: The history of Amelia.
Of later editions, that of 1783 is the first containing The Fathers. 1806 (ed. Chalmers, A.); 1871 (ed. Browne, J. P.).
Dobson, A. A New Dialogue of the Dead, in National Review. December, 1912. Rptd. in At Prior Park and other Papers. 1912.
[A rectification of Errors in the Essay in vol. I of the above in the form of a dialogue between the shades of Fielding and Murphy.]
Works. Ed. Roscoe, T. (with Memoir). 1840.
Ed. Stephen, L. (with biographical essay). 10 vols. 1882.
Ed. Saintsbury, G. (with introduction). 12 vols. 1893.
Ed. Gosse, E. (with introduction). 12 vols. 18989.
B. Collected Novels
Novels. Complete in one volume. To which is prefixed a Memoir of the Life of the Author (by Sir W. Scott). London
. Edinburgh, 1821.
Ed. Roscoe, T., illustrated by Cruikshank, G. 18312.
The writings of Henry Fielding. Comprising his celebrated works of fiction. Ed., with memoir, by Herbert, D. 1872.
Also in Bohns Novelists Library, 18767.
C. Separate Novels
The History of the Adventures of Joseph Andrews and his friend Mr. Abraham Adams, Written in Imitation of the Manner of Cervantes, Author of Don Quixote. 2 vols. 1742. The number of later editions exceeds a score. See, also, under secs. A and B, ante.
Translations: French, 1750, 1755.
The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling. 6 vols. By Henry Fielding, Esq. 1749. The number of later editions is even greater than in the case of the previous work. See, also, under secs. A and B, ante.
Translations: French, 1750, and of many later dates; German, 1786, 1787, 1853; Dutch, 1862; Bohemian, 1873; Polish, 1783; Russian, 1849; Spanish, 1846.
Amelia. By Henry Fielding, Esq. 4 vols. 1752. See, also, under secs. A and B, ante.
Translations: French, 1762, 1782.
For Jonathan Wild, See under sec. D, post.
Miscellanies, by Henry Fielding, Esq. 3 vols. Printed for the Author. 1743.
Contents. Vol. I: Poems. Essay on Conversation. Essay on the knowledge of the characters of men. Essay on Nothing. Some papers proper to be read before the R1 Society, Concerning the Terrestrial Chrysipus
by Petrus Gualterus
. The First Olynthiacs of Demosthencs. Of the Remedy of Affliction for the Loss of our Friends. A Dialogue between Alexander the Great and Diogenes the Cynic. An interlude between Jupiter, Juno, Apollo and Mercury.
Vol. II. A journey from this World to the Next. Eurydice, a Farce. The Wedding-day, a Comedy.
Vol. III. The Life of Mr. Jonathan Wild the Great.
Jonathan Wild was reissued separately in 1775, 1782, 1840 (with a contemporary Life of J. W. by H. D.). See, also, under secs. A and B, ante.
Translations: French, 1763, 1784; Dutch, 1757; German, 1790.
An Essay on Nothing and The Chrysipus were reprinted separately in The Repository, ed. Reed, I., vol. IV, 1783.
Miscellanies and Poems. Ed., with preface, Browne, J. P. 1882.
E. Pamphlets and Fugitive Pieces
Epilogue to Caelia: Or, The Perjur'd Lover. A Play. [By Johnson, Charles.] 1733.
Prologue to Fatal Curiosity: A True Tragedy of Three Acts. By Mr. Lillo. 1737.
THE [char]. The Vernoniad. Done into English, from the original Greek of Homer. Lately found at Constantinople
. Book 1. 1741.
The Opposition. A Vision. 1742.
The Crisis: A Sermon on Rev. 14. 911 (ascribed to Fieldingsee Nichols Anecdotes, vol. VIII, 8. 4 (6) ).
A Review of a Late Treatise entitled An Account of the Conduct of the Dowager D of M, &c. In which Many Misrepresentations are detected, several Obscure Passages searched into and explained, and Abundance of False Facts set in their true Light; Especially such as relate to the Reigns of K. William and Q. Mary. In a Letter to a Person of Distinction. 1742.
Plutus, The God of Riches. A Comedy. Translated from the Original Greek of Aristophanes. With Large Notes Explanatory and Critical. By Henry Fielding, Esq., and the Revd. Mr. Young. 1742.
A Letter to a Noble Lord, To whom alone it Belongs. Occasioned by a Representation at the Theatre Royal in Drury Lane, of a Farce called Miss Lucy in Town. 1742.
Preface to The Adventures of David Simple. By a Lady [Sarah Fielding]. 1744.
Preface (anonymous) to Familiar Letters between the principal characters in David Simple
. By the author of David Simple. 1747.
A True State of the Case of Bosavern Penley, who suffered on account of the late Riot in the Strand. In which the Law regarding these Offenses, and the Statute of George the First, commonly called the Riot Act, are fully considered. By Henry Fielding, Esq. 1749.
A Charge delivered to the Grand Jury at the Sessions
held for the City and Liberty of Westminster, etc., the 29th of June, 1749. 1749.
An Enquiry Into the Causes of the late Increase of Robbers, etc. With some Proposals for Remedying this Growing Evil. In which the Present reigning Vices are impartially exposed; and the Laws that relate to the Provision for the Poor, and to the Punishment of Felons are eagerly and freely examined. By Henry Fielding, Esq. 1751.
Examples of the Interposition of Providence in the Detection and Punishment of Murder. Containing above thirty Cases, in which this dreadful Crime has been brought to Light in the most extraordinary and miraculous manner; collected from various authors, ancient and modern. With an Introduction and conclusion. Both written by Henry Fielding, Esq. 1752.
A proposal for Making an Effectual Provision for the Poor, for Amending their morals, and for rendering them useful Members of the Society. To which is added, A Plan of the Buildings proposed, with proper Elevations. Drawn by an Eminent Hand. By Henry Fielding, Esq. 1753.
A Clear State of the Case of Elizabeth Canning, Who hath sworn that she was robbed and almost starved to Death by a Gang of Gipsies and other Villains in January last, for which one Mary Squires now lies under Sentence of Death. By Henry Fielding, Esq. 1753.
The Lovers Assistant; or New Years Gift; Being a New Art of Love Adapted to the Present Times. Translated from the Latin with Notes, By the Late
Ingenious Henry Fielding of Facetious Memory. 1759. [On page 1: Ovids Art of Love Paraphrased.]
F. A Voyage to Lisbon
The Journal of a Voyage to Lisbon, By the late Henry Fielding, Esq. With A Fragment of a Comment on L. Bolingbrokes Essays. 1755. Later edns.: 1755, 1892 (introd. by Dobson, A.); 1907 (introd. by Dobson, A., in The Worlds Classics).
As to the two editions of 1755, see Dobson, A., Introd. and Notes to Worlds Classics edn. 1907.
Dobson, A. At Prior Park and other Papers. 1912. P. 128: A Fielding Find. [Contains selections from previously unpublished letters written by Fielding from Lisbon, which throw light upon his life there.]
Love in Serveral Masques. A Comedy as it is Acted at the Theatre Royal, by His Majestys Servants. Written by Mr. Fielding. 1728. German trans., 1782.
The Temple Beau. A Comedy. As it is Acted at the Theatre in Goodmans Fields. Written by Mr. Fielding. 1730.
The Authors Farce; And the Pleasures of the Town. As Acted at the Theatre in the Hay-Market. Written by Scriblerus Secundus. 1730.
The Authors Farce; With a Puppet Show called The Pleasures of the Town. As Acted at the Theatre Royal in Drury Lane. Written by Henry Fielding, Esq.: The Third Edition. This Piece was Originally Acted at the Hay Market and Revived some Years after at Drury Lane, when it was Revisd and partly Alter'd by the Author, as now Printed. 1750.
Rape upon Rape, Or The Justice Caught in his own Trap. A Comedy, As it is Acted at the Theatre in the Hay-Market. The Coffee-House Politician; or, the Justice Caught in his own Trap. A Comedy. As it is Acted at the Theatre Royal in Lincolns Inn Fields. Written by Mr. Fielding. 1730.
Tom Thumb. A Tragedy. As it is Acted at the Theatres in London. Dublin; Printed and sold by S. Powell. 1730.
Many other editions: 1730, etc.; 1830 (with designs by Cruikshank, G.). German trans., 1899.
The Welsh Opera: Or, The Grey Mare the better Horse. As it is Acted at the New Theatre in the Hay Market. Written by Scriblerus Secundus, Author of the Tragedy of Tragedies. 1731. Re-issued 1731 under the title of The Grub-street Opera, with The Masquerade, a Poem.
The Letter-writers: Or, a New Way to keep a wife at Home. A Farce, in Three Acts. As it is Acted at the Theatre in the Hay Market. Written by Henry Fielding, Esq. 1750. German trans., 1781.
The Lottery. A Farce. As it is Acted at the Theatre-Royal in Drury Lane, With the Musick prefix'd to each Song. 1732.
The Modern Husband. A Comedy. As it is Acted at the Theater-Royal in Drury Lane. Written by Henry Fielding, Esq. 1732. German trans. 1781.
The Covent Garden Tragedy. As it is Acted at the Theatre-Royal in Drury Lane. 1732.
The Old Debauchees. A Comedy. As it is Acted at the Theater-Royal in Drury Lane. By the Author of the Modern Husband. Dublin. 1732. 3rd edn. 1750, under the title: The Debauchees, or, The Jesuit Caught.
The Mock Doctor: or The Dumb Lady Cur'd. A Comedy. Done from Molière. As it is Acted at the Theatre Royal in Drury Lane. With the Musick prefix'd to each Song. 1732.
The Miser. A Comedy. Taken from Plautus and Molière. As it is Acted at the Theatre-Royal in Drury Lane. By Henry Fielding, Esq. 1733.
The Intriguing Chambermaid. A Comedy of Two Acts. As it is Acted at the Theatre Royal in Drury Lane. Taken from the French of Regnard, by Henry Fielding, Esq. 1750.
Don Quixote in England. A Comedy. As it is Acted at the New Theatre in the Hay-Market. By Henry Fielding, Esq. 1734.
An Old Man taught Wisdom: or, The Virgin Unmask'd. A Farce. As it is Perform'd at the Theatre Royal. By Henry Fielding, Esq.: With the Musick prefix'd to each Song. 2nd edn. 1735.
The Universal Gallant: or, The Different Husbands. A Comedy. As it is Acted at the Theatre Royal in Drury Lane, By His Majestys Servants. By Henry Fielding, Esq. 1735.
Pasquin. A Dramatick Satire on the Times: Being the Rehearsal of Two Plays, viz. A Comedy call'd The Election; and a Tragedy call'd The Life and Death of Common-Sense. As it is Acted at the Theatre in the Hay-Market. By Henry Fielding, Esq. 1736. Other edns.: 1736, 1740.
The Historical Register for the Year 1736. As it is Acted at the New Theatre in the Hay-Market. To which is added a very merry Tragedy call'd Eurydice Hissd; or, A Word to the Wise. Both written by the Author of Pasquin. To these are prefixed a long Dedication to the publick, and a Preface to that Dedication. Dublin: Printed by and for J. Jones. 1737. Other edns.: 1741, 1744.
Eurydice, a Farce: As it was dmned At the Theatre Royal in Drury-Lane. [1735.]
Tumble-Down Dick: Or, Phaethon in the Suds. A Dramatick Entertainment of Walking, in Serious and Foolish Characters; Interlarded with Burlesque, Grotesque, Comick Interludes, Call'd Harlequin a Pick-Pocket. As it is Perform'd at the New Theatre in the Hay Market. Being (tis hop'd) the last Entertainment that will ever be exhibited on any Stage. Invented by the Ingenious Monsieur Sant Esprit. The Musick composd by the Harmonious Signior Warbleini, And the Scenes Painted by the Prodigious Mynheer Van Bottom-feet. 1744. (1st edn. 1737.)
Miss Lucy in Town. A Sequel to The Virgin Unmasqued. A Farce; With Songs. As it is Acted at the Theatre-Royal, in Drury-lane. 1742.
The Wedding-Day. A Comedy, As it is Acted at the Theatre-Royal in Drury Lane. By Henry Fielding, Esq. 1743.
The Fathers: Or, The Good Natur'd Man. A Comedy, As it is Acted at the Theatre Royal, In Drury Lane. By the late Henry Fielding, Esq., Author of Tom Jones, etc. 1778.
The Champion: Containing a Series of Papers, Humorous, Moral, Political and Critical, to each of which is added A popular Index to the Times. [2 vols.] 1741. Another edn. 1766.
The True Patriot: And the History of Our Own Times (To be continued Every Tuesday). 5 November, 174510 June, 1746.
The Jacobites Journal. By John Trott-Plaid, Esq. [Saturdays]. 5 December, 17475 November, 1748.
The Covent Garden Journal. By Sir Alexander Drawcansir, Knt. Censor of Great Britain, Saturday, January 4, 1752. To be continued every Tuesday and Saturday. Last number 70, 11 November, 1752. (In Burney Collection in B. M. some numbers missing and some seemingly not issued.)
Illustrations of Smollett, Fielding and Goldsmith, in a series of forty-one plates, designed and engraved by Cruikshank, G. Accompanied by descriptive extracts. 1832.
Fielding. Edited by Saintsbury, G. (with introduction). (Masters of Literature.) 1905.
J. Biography and Criticism
Besides the introductions and notes mentioned above the following may be consulted:
A Catalogue of the entire and valuable library of books of the late Henry Fielding, Esq., which will be sold by auction by Samuel Baker
on Monday, Feb. the 10th, and the three following evenings, etc. [British Museum copy, with MS. prices.] [1755.]
An Essay on the New Species of writing founded by Mr. Fielding: With a word or two upon the Modern State of Criticism. 1751.
Dobson, Austin. Art. Fielding, Henry, in Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th edn.
Henry Fielding. A Memoir. 1900.
Fielding. (English Men of Letters.) 1907.
Frasers Magazine. January and February, 1858.
Godden, G. M. Henry Fielding: a memoir. 1910. [Contains previously unpublished facts and a chronological list of Fieldings writings.]
Green, Emanuel. Henry Fielding, his works. An independent criticism. 1909.
Hazlitt, William. Lectures on the English Comic Writers. 1819.
[Waller and Glovers Hazlitt, vol. VIII, p. 106 et al. For further references by Hazlitt, see the Index to this edn.]
Jesse, J. Heneage. Memoirs of celebrated Etonians, vol. I. 1875.
Lawrence, F. The Life of Henry Fielding, with notices of his writings, his times and his contemporaries. 1855.
Quarterly Review, The, vol. XXXIV, no. 68, p. 349. September, 1826.
Vol. XCVIII, No. 195, p. 100. December, 1855.
Vol. CIII, No. 205, p. 66. January, 1858.
Vol. CLXIII, No. 325, p. 34. July, 1886.
Raleigh, Sir Walter. The English Novel. 1894.
Stephen, Sir Leslie. Art. Fielding, Henry, in D. of N. B. vol. XVIII. 1889.
Thackeray, W. M. The English Humourists of the XVIII Century. 1853.
Times, The, Literary Supplement, no. 423. 17 February, 1910.
A. Collected Works
The Miscellaneous Works of Tobias Smollett M. D. 6 vols. 1790.
with memoirs of his life and writings by Robert Anderson. 6 vols. 1796.
Edited, with memoir, by Roscoe, T. 1841.
with memoir of his life, to which is prefixed a view of the commencement and progress of romance by Moore, J. 1797. Re-issue, ed. Browne, J. P. 8 vols. 1872.
The Miscellaneous Works of Tobias Smollett, M.D. Edited by Saintsbury, G. 12 vols. 1895.
With an introduction by Henley, W. E. 12 vols. 18991901.
B. Collected Novels
Cookes Select British Novels. 17935. Walkers British Classics. 1815. Ballantynes Novelists Library (with life by Sir Walter Scott). 1821. Roscoes Novelists Library. 1831. Bohns Novelists Library. 1895.
C. Separate Novels
The Adventures of Roderick Random. 2 vols. Printed for J. Osborn, 1748. Many other edns.: 1857 (with memoir by Townsend, J. H.).
The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle. In which are included, Memoirs of a Lady of Quality. 4 vols. 1751. Many other edns.
Translations: French (Histoire et Aventures de Sir Williams Pickle), 1753; German, 1785.
The Adventures of Ferdinand Count Fathom. By the Author of Roderick Random. 2 vols. 1753.
Translation: French, 1798.
The Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves. By the Author of Roderick Random. 2 vols. 1762. Many other edns.: 1890 (with The Adventures of an Atom).
The History and Adventures of an Atom. 2 vols. 1749. (With The Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves.) 1890.
The Expedition of Humphrey Clinker. By the Author of Roderick Random. 3 vols. 1671 . (2nd and 3rd vols. correctly dated.) Many other edns.
Translation: French, 1882.
D. Plays and Poems
Advice: A Satire. 1746.
Reproof. A Satire. The Sequel to Advice. 1747.
Advice and Reproof: two Satires. First published in the Year 1746 and 1747. Another edn. 1826.
The Regicide: Or, James the First of Scotland. A Tragedy. By the Author of Roderick Random. Printed by subscription for the Benefit of the Author.
The Reprisal: Or, The Tars of Old England. A Comedy of Two Acts. As it is Performed at the Theatre Royal in Drury Lane. 1757. (Suppl. to Bells British Theatre, vol. II), 1784; (British Stage), 1786.
Ode to Independence. By the late T. Smollett, M.D. With notes and observations. Glasgow, 1773.
Plays and Poems, with Memoir. 1777.
Poetical Works: Andersons Poets of Great Britain, vol. X, 1794; Parks Works of the British Poets, 1807; Chalmerss Works of the British Poets, 1810; The British Poets, 1822.
E. History of England, and Compilations
A Complete History of England, from the Descent of Julius Caesar, to the Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle, 1748. Containing the Transactions of One Thousand Eight Hundred and Three Years. By T. Smollett, M. D. II vols. 2nd edn. 175860.
Continuation of the Complete History of England. 5 vols. 17625.
The History of England from the Revolution to the Death of George the Second. (A remodelled version of the Complete History.) New edn. (5 vols.), 1789. Other edns.: 1790 (5 vols.); 1791 (5 vols.).
A Compendium of Authentic and Entertaining Voyages, Digested in a Chronological Series. The whole exhibiting A clear View of the Customs, Manners, Religion, Government, Commerce and Natural History of most Nations in the Known World. Illustrated and adorned with a variety of genuine Charts, Maps, Plans, Heads, etc., commonly engraved. 7 vols. 1766. Another edn. 1768.
The Present State of All Nations. Containing a Geographical, Natural, Commercial and Political History of all the Countries in the Known World. 8 vols. 17689. Another edn. 8 vols. 1784.
See, also, bibliography to Chap. XII, post.
F. Travels through France and Italy
Travels through France and Italy. Containing Observations on Character, Customs, Religion, Government, Police, Commerce, Arts and Antiquities. With a particular description of the Town, Territory and Climate of Nice. To which is added, A Register of the Weather, kept during a Residence of Eighteen Months in that City. 2 vols. 1766. With introd. by Seccombe, T. 1901.
G. Fugitive Pieces
A Faithful Narrative of the Base and inhuman Arts that were lately practised upon the Brain of Habbakuk Hilding, Justice, Dealer and Chapman, who now lies at his House in Covent Garden, in a deplorable State of Lunacy; a dreadful Monument of false Friendship and Delusion. By Drawcansir Alexander, Fencing Master and Philomath. 1742.
Wonderful Prophecies. Being a Dissertation on the Existence, Nature and Extent of the Prophetic powers in the Human Mind: with unquestionable examples of several eminent prophecies, of what is now acting and soon to be fulfilled, upon the Great Theatre of Europe. Particularly those worthy of notice, by Richard Brothers, And a memorable Prophecy of Dr. Smollett, just before his death, also others never before made public by Daniel Defoe, etc. 1795.
The Adventures of Gil Blas of Santillane. A New Translation, from the best French edition. 5 vols. Numerous other edns.: 1816 (with Sir Launcelot Greaves); 1849 (Bohns Illustrated Library); 1881 (ed. by Saintsbury, G.).
Remarks upon Proposals lately published for a New Translation of Don Quixote. In which will be considered The Design of Cervantes in Writing the Original, and some New Lights given relative to his Life and Adventures. In a Letter from a Gentlewoman in the Country to a Friend in Town. 1755.
The History and Adventures of the Renowned Don Quixote. Translated from the Spanish of Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra. To which is prefixed, Some Account of the Authors Life. Illustrated by Hayman, F. 2 vols. Numerous other edns.: 1782 (with plates by Stothard, T.); 1833 (with plates by Cruikshank, G., and memoir by Roscoe, T.).
The Works of M. de Voltaire. Translated from the French. With Notes, Historical and Critical. 25 vols. 1761. Vol. II, etc. by T. Smollett, M. D., T. Franklin, and others. Another edn. 38 vols. 177881.
The Adventures of Telemachus, the Son of Ulysses. Translated from the French of F. S. de la Mothe-Fénelon, Archbishop of Cambray. 2 vols. Dublin, 1793.
The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature. By a Society of Gentlemen. 2 vols. 1756.
The Briton. To be continued every Saturday, price 2 1/2 d. 29 May, 1762, to 12 February, 1763.
The British Magazine. A Monthly Repository for Gentlemen and Ladies. 8 vols. 17667.
J. Biography and Criticism
Besides the introductions mentioned above, the following may be consulted: Blackwoods Magazine, vol. X. May, 1900.
Chambers, R. Smollett; his life and selections from his writings. 1867.
Ford, D. Admiral Vernon and the Navy
. With a critical reply to Smollett and other historians
Hannay, D. Life of Tobias George Smollett (with bibliography by Anderson, J. P.). 1887.
Illustrations of Smollett, Fielding and Goldsmith, in a series of forty-one plates, designed and engraved by Cruikshank, G
Macmillans Magazine, vol. XXI, p. 527.
Masson, D. British Novelists and their Styles. 1859.
Quarterly Review, vol. CIII, no. 205, p. 66. Jan., 1858. Vol. CLXIII, no. 325, p. 34. July, 1886.
Raleigh, Sir W. The English Novel. 1894.
Robinson, C. N. The British Tar in Fact and Fiction. 1909.
Seccombe, T. Articles on Smollett in D. of N. B. (with bibliography) and Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th edn.
Smeaton, O. Tobias Smollett. 1897.
Wershoven, F. J. Smollett et Lesage. Vienna (?), 1883.