1846 Rare Book - The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith illustrated. Including The Deserted Village.
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Author: Oliver Goldsmith.
Title: The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith, With a Biographical Memoir, and Notes on the Poems
Publisher : London: Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, 1846.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 8 " X 6 "
Pages: xxvii-235 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good full morocco leather binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Good content (bright and tight, some usual foxing mainly on first and last pages).
Illustrations: Illustrated with 38 nice wood engravings by Cope, Creswick, Horsley, Redgrave, and Tayler.
The book: Rare and very nice edition of the Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith including The Deserted Village, a poem he published in 1770. It is a work of social commentary and condemns rural depopulation and the pursuit of excessive wealth.
The author: Oliver Goldsmith (10 November 1728 – 4 April 1774) was an Anglo-Irish novelist, playwright, and poet, who is best known for his novel The Vicar of Wakefield (1766), his pastoral poem The Deserted Village (1770), and his plays The Good-Natur'd Man (1768) and She Stoops to Conquer (1771, first performed in 1773). He is thought to have written the classic children's tale The History of Little Goody Two-Shoes (1765).
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