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Goldsmith, Oliver]
The Vicar of Wakefield. A Tale
B. Collins for F. Newbery, London, Salisbury, 1766. First edition, with no catchword on page 213 in vol. I; correct catchword "him" on page 39 and page 159 correctly numbered in vol. II. [4], 214, [2 blank]; [2], 223 pp. 1 vols. 12mo (17 x 9.5 cm). A clean, tall copy of the first edition of one of the most enduringly popular novels of the 18th century. Rothschild 1028; Scott pp. 173-75; Tinker 110. Provenance: Francis Maire of Hardwick (armorial bookplate); Michael Zinman (bookplate) Contemporary calf rebacked to style. A very few scattered spots, but a fine, tall copy. Housed in half-morocco clamshell case [4], 214, [2 blank]; [2], 223 pp. 1 vols. 12mo (17 x 9.5 cm) First edition, with no catchword on page 213 in vol. I; correct catchword "him" on page 39 and page 159 correctly numbered in vol. II. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
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