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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith comprising the Vicar of Wakefield, Citizen of the World, Poetical Works etc with an account of his life and writings by Oliver Goldsmith - Hardcover - Edition Unstated - No date - from Bygone Books and Biblio.co.uk

The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith comprising the Vicar of Wakefield, Citizen of the World, Poetical Works etc with an account of his life and writings

by Oliver Goldsmith

Condition: Good Condition/No Dust Jacket


William P Nimmo, Edinburgh, No date. Edition Unstated. Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Size: Octavo (standard book size). xxii, 458 pp. Attractive green leather binding with gilt frame to boards, decorative gilt tooling to spine and bright red title label. Boards a little worn and scuffed with light sunning to spine, a small neatly repaired ding to edge of front board and light bruising to corners and ends of spine. Marbled end papers and matching edges. No date, owner gift inscription dated 1867. Frontis portrait and engraved title page. Contents very lightly toned and some foxing to prelims otherwise a very clean crisp copy. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature & Literary; Britain/UK; 18th century; Poetry. Inventory No: 19120..
  • Bookseller: Bygone Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 19120
  • Title: The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith comprising the Vicar of Wakefield, Citizen of the World, Poetical Works etc with an account of his life and writings
  • Author: Oliver Goldsmith
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good Condition
  • Jacket condition: No Dust Jacket
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: Edition Unstated
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: William P Nimmo
  • Place: Edinburgh
  • Date published: No date
  • Keywords: BZDB37 NOISBN Literature & Literary; Britain/UK; 18th century; Poetry.
  • Bookseller catalogs: POETRY;
  • Subjects: POETRY / General;


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