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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith; Now First Uniformly Collected, 1791

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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith; Now First Uniformly Collected. Collecta Revirescunt. Vol. I. Containing the author's life and his essays, embellished with copperplates. Volumes 1 and 2 bound as one;

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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith. Volume Second. Containing all his Poetical Works, Life of Lord Bolingbroke and Life of Dr Parnell.

Two volumes bound as one.

Published by R. Morison Junior, for R. Morison and Son, Booksellers, Perth, 1791. First edition.

A good hardback with marbled paper over boards and leather to spine and corners. Covers are worn, rubbed and bumped, and the leather is tired. Some splitting to endpapers at front. Previous owners' signature and stamp to first free endpaper and opposite title. Text block is good throughout. Nice and clean with occasional age spotting and a few pencil annotations. Some offsetting to plate - contains one plate opening the Essays of Dr Goldsmith section. Some mild offsetting opposite. Some corner creases.

Text in English.

254pp + 209pp.

Weight - approximately 454g unpacked.

Dimensions - The volume is approximately 190mm high x 122mm wide x 27mm deep.