Goldsmith’s Choice Works – Oliver Goldsmith (1880s)


Goldsmith’s Choice Works – Oliver Goldsmith (1880s)


Title: Goldsmith’s Choice Works, comprising his Vicar of Wakefield, Poems, and Plays

Author: Oliver Goldsmith

Publisher: John Walker & Co., London. No date, most likely late 1800s.

Condition: Padded cloth. Good. Slight fraying to cover. Previous owner’s stamp imprinted on blank page, but has bled through the paper onto the frontispiece and title page (see photos). Small bookseller’s sticker to endpaper and a small inscription to half title page. All edges gilt. 464pp., app 7″x4″.

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About Oliver Goldsmith (from Wikipedia):

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).

Works in this collection include:

The Vicar of Wakefield

The Deserted Village

The Hermit

and many more