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Life and Times of Oliver Goldsmith by John Forster - Hardcover - Second Edition - 1854 - from Reagan's Rare Books and Biblio.com

Life and Times of Oliver Goldsmith

by John Forster

Condition: Like New


Bradbury and Evans, 1854. Second Edition. Hardcover. Like New. COMPLETE TWO VOLUME SET IS IN NEAR FINE CONDITION BEAUTIFULLY BOUND BY BAYNTUN IN FULL MOROCCO WITH COVERS GILT TOOLED IN AN INTERLOCKING PATTERN, SPINES TOOLED IN GILT IN COMPARTMENTS. BOARD EDGES GILT, WITH GILT RULED TURN-INS. BINDING AND HINGES ARE VERY GOOD, MARBLED END PAPERS AND PASTE DOWNS, BRIGHT GILT END PAGES, NO LOOSE OR MISSING PAGES, PAGES ARE BRIGHT AND CLEAN, WITHOUT MARKS AND LITTLE TO NO FOXING. EXTRA ILLUSTRATED WITH THE INSERTION OF 136 ILLUSTRATIONS, 42 IN COLOR. BOOKS MEASURE 8.75"x6". SECOND EDITION, 164 YEARS OLD. A STUNNING SET IN REMARKABLE CONDITION!
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  • Bookseller: Reagan's Rare Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 2049
  • Title: Life and Times of Oliver Goldsmith
  • Author: John Forster
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Like New
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: Second Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Bradbury and Evans
  • Date published: 1854
  • Keywords: bayntun, color, plates, illustrated, binding, leather, morocco


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