The Poems & Plays of Oliver Goldsmith (1880)


The Poems & Plays of Oliver Goldsmith (1880)


Title: The Poems and Plays of Oliver Goldsmith, with the addition of The Vicar of Wakefield, Memoir, etc.

Author: Oliver Goldsmith

Publisher: Frederick Warne and Co., London. No date, inscription dated 1880.

Condition: Hardcover, decorative cloth. Fair. Gilt to all edges. Black and white illustrated engraved plates. Some rubbing and slight fraying to covers. Foxing to title page and prelims, and inscription to ffep. Text clean, binding sagging slightly. 482pp., app 7″x5″.

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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

The Good Natur’d Man

She Stoops to Conquer,

and more.