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Goldsmith, Oliver]
An History of England,; In a Series of Letters from a Nobleman to his Son. . . With: Dr. Goldsmith's Roman History, Abridged by Himself. .
J. Newbery; S. baker, and G. Leigh, London, 1772. Three Vols., 12mos; [ii],2, 239pp; [ii] 286pp; [4], viii, 311pp; uniformly bound in fine full polished calf gilt by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, a.e.g. The History of England has the missing pagination to p. 62 on Vol. 1, lacks ads; the Roman History is an abridged edition for use in schools. American judge Willis Vickery was a major collector whoe library was sold in an auction at Anderson Galleries in 1933. Leather bookplates of Willis Vickery, with resultant offsetting; small chip to edge of front endpaper of first volume where the edges have been rendered brittle through contact with the binding leather; a most handsome set. First Edition; abridged one-volume edition. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Locus Solus Rare Books (ABAA, ILAB) [Los Angeles, CA, U.S.A.]

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