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The Vicar of Wakefield and Other Writings (Modern Library #291.1) by  Oliver GOLDSMITH - Hardcover - [c.1960] - from Bluebird Books (SKU: 82273)

The Vicar of Wakefield and Other Writings (Modern Library #291.1)

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The Vicar of Wakefield and Other Writings (Modern Library #291.1)

by GOLDSMITH, Oliver

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  • hardcover
Condition
Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket
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New York: The Modern Library / Random House. Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket. [c.1960]. Hardcover. A Modern Library edition offering Oliver Goldsmith's famous "The Vicar of Wakefield" as well as a sampling of his poetry, plays and essays. Edited, with notes and an introduction by Frederick W. Hilles. --- In Toledano spine 8 / grey cloth / gilt titling on black spine & cover blocks / black topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style i / verso advertises 393 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.1960 (though 1955 date appears in book). ML #291.1. --- With acidic stains to pp. 476-77, dampstains to cloth, penciled tick marks to table of contents and dulling to cover & spine gilding; interior otherwise unmarked and volume is tightly bound. Unclipped dust jacket with some fading to cover and rubbing, chips & small tears to edges but overall intact and protected in removable mylar wrapper.; 12mo 7" - 7-1/2" tall; xxv, 580 pages .

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bookseller
Bluebird Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
82273
Title
The Vicar of Wakefield and Other Writings (Modern Library #291.1)
Author
GOLDSMITH, Oliver
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
The Modern Library / Random House
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
[c.1960]
Bookseller catalogs
>>Poetry;

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Bluebird Books is the bookselling business of Eric Mayer, operating from my base in Littleton, Colorado. I specialize in classic fiction and literature, books on birds and natural history, railroadiana, biography, history and many other genres. Bluebird Books features publications by the Modern Library and Everyman's Library. I offer free shipping on books shipped within the US via USPS Media Mail. INTERNATIONAL ORDERS: I recommend that you use Biblio.com for your international orders because they have formed a partnership with Asendia to allow for much more affordable shipping on parcels weighing under 5 lb. (about 2.26 kg).

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Cloth
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rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
12mo
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verso
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gilt
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spine
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edges
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