Antique Leather Bound Book “The Vicar of Wakefield” by Oliver Goldsmith, 1904
The Vicar of Wakefield; A Tale by Doctor Goldsmith with twenty-four coloured illustrations by Thomas Richardson, a new edition by Oliver Goldsmith, Methuen, London, 1904, half leather, 254 pgs. Top edge gilt
Very Nice Antique Leather Bound Book titled “The Vicar of Wakefield” by Oliver Goldsmith (The Vicar of Wakefield; A Tale by Doctor Goldsmith) | Contains twenty-four (24) beautiful full page coloured plate illustrations by Thomas Richardson from the edition of 1817 published by R. Ackermann | This, a new edition by Oliver Goldsmith, Methuen, London, 1904 | Bound in half leather, spine has five raised bands and gilt lettering, pages have top edge gilt | Very good, modest edgewear, no ownership indications or writing, plates clean.
Title: The Vicar of Wakefield
Author: Oliver Goldsmith
Publisher: Methuen & Co., London
Publication Date: 1904
Illustrator: Thomas Rowlandson
The Vicar of Wakefield – subtitled A Tale, Supposed to be written by Himself – is a novel by Irish writer Oliver Goldsmith (1728–1774). It was written from 1761 to 1762 and published in 1766. It was one of the most popular and widely read 18th-century novels among Victorians.
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