"ALL GOLDSMITH'S WORK IS LIKE A TAPESTRY… THREADED THROUGH WITH GLOWING IMAGES AND TENDER BEAUTY"
GOLDSMITH, Oliver. The Miscellaneous Works. London: F.C. and J. Rivington, et al., 1820. Four volumes. Octavo, contemporary full brown calf, gilt-decorated spines and dentelles, blind-tooled borders, marbled endpapers and edges. $750.
Handsomely bound edition of Goldsmith’s works, extra-illustrated with dozens of full-page plates.
“All Goldsmith’s work is like a tapestry… threaded through with glowing images and tender beauty” (Kunitz & Haycraft, 228). This set collects all of Goldsmith's works, including his renowned novel The Vicar of Wakefield, his drama She Stoops to Conquer, and the first printing of "The Captivity."
Light rubbing to extremities. An atttactive set.