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Oliver Goldsmith
The Vicar of Wakefield
Goldsmith, Oliver. The Vicar of Wakefield. Adam & Charles Black, 1903. Limited to 250 copies, of which this is #115. Signed by the published. Including John Forster's essay on the story, and containing thirteen facsimile illustrations in colour by John Massey Wright, a pupil of Thomas Stothard; frontis and 12 tissue-protected color plates. Bound in full crimson calf, reminiscent of some of the more esoteric work of the Guild of Women Binders, with inlaid kelly green ornaments, light brown flowers with stippled ornamentation in each corner, and a dark green center ornament featuring a hand-tooled and stippled title. Smooth spine features hand-tooled title and author and stamps in blind. Light blue marbled endpapers. Small bookseller s sticker on front pastedown. Measures approx. 8 3/8" x 10 ¾". Light rubbing to the edges and spine tips. Corners are bumped and lightly worn. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Under the Hill Books [St Louis Park, MN, U.S.A.]
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