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Goldsmith, Oliver
She Stoops To Conquer. A Comedy by Dr. Goldsmith with drawings by Edwin. A. Abbey
New York: Harper & Brothers. Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1887. Full Leather. Deluxe publisher's trade binding of full brown calf, gilt extra, a.e.g, gilt-flecked brown clay-paper endpapers, satin bookmarker, in the publisher's plain unprinted dust jacket and original decorative box; pp. 177, plus 10 heliogravure plates with captioned tissue-guards, and numerous in-text illustrations, some full page. The book is fine, with only the slightest rubbing along some of the extremities; the dust wrapper has some scattered chipping and a long tear with loss at the rear spine joint and spots of soiling on both panels; the publisher's box is rubbed and damaged, with one side-piece detached, another nearly so, others compromised; Abbey's drawings for the suite of illustrations were done between October 1882 and February 1887. Scarce in the box; scarcer still in the dust jacket .
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