The Vicar of Wakefield
Goldsmith, Oliver

London: Printed By J. McCreery ...for Thos. Cadell, et al, 1806. 235 pages; engraved illustrated title page + 4 fine engravings by Rothwell, Storer, Saunders (2) after Corbould; Oliver Goldsmith (1728-1774) Irish-born & educated author, friend of Dr. Samuel Johnson, this perhaps his most famous work and helped along in publication by Johnson when first appearing. (DNB); bound in polished speckled full leather having simple gilt rules; some edge, tips wear to binding, boards detached; spine leather charred and 1/2 chipped away; contents clean, block still sewn tightly and in good condition overall, worthy of a rebind or for reference. Good (Item ID: 18793)


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