1823 Oliver Goldsmith Irish Literature Vicar

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1823 Oliver Goldsmith Irish Literature Vicar


1823 Oliver Goldsmith Irish Literature Vicar of Wakefield Citizen of World China

Oliver Goldsmith was an 18th-century Irish author known for his novels and plays. His most famous work was his 1766 novel ‘The Vicar of Wakefield’ a work that appears in Samuel Richard’s 1823 edition of the works of Goldsmith. This six volume set features “An Inquiry in the State of Learning,” “The Characteristics of Greatness,” ‘The Citizen of the World’ or letters and correspondence on Chinese philosophy, and manners of traveling, as well as studies on botany and Animalia.

Item number: #8515

Price: $499


The miscellaneous works of Oliver Goldsmith, M. B.

London: Samuel Richards and Co., 1823.


Collation: Complete with all pages; 6 volumes

Vol. I – ‘The life of Dr. Oliver Goldsmith. The vicar of Wakefield

vi, 262

Vol. II – An inquiry into the present state of polite learning. Miscellaneous poems. The good-natured man

iv, 246

Vol. III – She stoops to conquer, or, The mistakes of a night. Prefaces. Letters from a citizen of the world to his friends in the East, Letters I-XXIX

v, [1], 276

Vol. IV – Letters XXX-XCVIII

viii, 303, [1]

Vol. V – Letter XCIX-CXXII. The life of Dr. Parnell. The life of Henry Lord Viscount Bolingbroke. Criticism on Massey's translation of the Fasti of Ovid. Criticism on Barrett's translation of Ovid's Epistles. The bee; I-IV

v, [1], 284

Vol. VI – The bee; IV (cont.)-VIII. Essays

iv, 286

Language: English

Binding: Leather; tight & secure

Size: ~6in X 4in (15cm x 10cm)

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