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The Vicar of Wakefield. A tale by  Dr. Oliver Goldsmith - Hardcover - 1828 - from Paul Haynes Rare Books (SKU: Biblio616)

The Vicar of Wakefield. A tale

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The Vicar of Wakefield. A tale

by Goldsmith, Dr. Oliver

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  • hardcover
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About This Item

Printed for John Sharpe. London. 1829. 12mo. Engraved half-title. Title dated 1828. 226pp. 4 engraved plates dated May 1, 1829. Contemporary full calf, spine in four compartments with raised bands, blind and gilt tooling, leather label with gilt lettering. Boards with blind tooling, gilt rondels and double gilt rules. Edges gilt tooled. Marbled endpapers, all edges marbled. Bookplate (handpainted Welsh Dragon) to fep. Plates lightly foxed, text crisp and bright, seemingly unread. A little light wear to edges, a handsome copy.

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Details

Bookseller
Paul Haynes Rare Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
Biblio616
Title
The Vicar of Wakefield. A tale
Author
Goldsmith, Dr. Oliver
Illustrator
Richard Westall, R.A.
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Printed for John Sharpe
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1828
Keywords
Literature, Fine Bindings
Bookseller catalogs
Literature; Christmas gift ideas; Fine Bindings;
Size
12mo

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About Paul Haynes Rare Books

Paul Haynes has been an antiquarian bookseller since 1978. Based in Hay on Wye, he travels worldwide to buy and sell rare and old books. A member of the ABA, ILAB and PBFA. Paul Haynes Rare Books offers both antiquarian and scarce books in all subjects, with something of a bias towards the owner's passion for Travel and Exploration.

Glossary

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foxed
Foxing is the age related browning, or brown-yellowish spots, that can occur to book paper over time. When this aging process...[more]
bookplate
Highly sought after by some collectors, a book plate is an inscribed or decorative device that identifies the owner, or former...[more]
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
crisp
A term often used to indicate a book's new-like condition. Indicates that the hinges are not loosened. A book described as crisp...[more]
12mo
A duodecimo is a book approximately 7 by 4.5 inches in size, or similar in size to a contemporary mass market paperback....[more]
calf
Calf or calf hide is a common form of leather binding.  Calf binding is naturally a light brown but there are ways to treat...[more]
raised band(s)
Raised bands refer to the ridges that protrude slightly from the spine on leather bound books.  The bands are created...[more]

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