By Oliver Goldsmith; John Forster
New York   Harper & Brothers
10.5" by 7.5" x, 16-223; 269; 263; 269; 280; 228; 260; 281; 231; 220; 249; 280pp
A truly beautiful limited edition set of the works of Anglo-Irish novelist Oliver Goldsmith, illustrated throughout and with a number of volumes signed by the artists.
By Oliver Goldsmith; John Forster

1900 The Works of Oliver Goldsmith

New York   Harper & Brothers
10.5" by 7.5" x, 16-223; 269; 263; 269; 280; 228; 260; 281; 231; 220; 249; 280pp
A truly beautiful limited edition set of the works of Anglo-Irish novelist Oliver Goldsmith, illustrated throughout and with a number of volumes signed by the artists.
£1,895.00
: 15kgs / : 887F2D

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Description

Fine Binding, Illustrated, Leather Binding, Limited Edition, Signed

The twelve volume Wakefield Edition of Goldsmith's works, limited to five hundred copies. This set is numbered four-hundred and fifty 'IV 50'.

The frontispieces of volumes I to VIII are signed by artists Arthur I. Keller, Albert Sterner, Alfred Fredericks, F. Luis Mora, W. P. Snyder, and Charles Broughton.

In sumptuous full crushed morocco bindings, with gilt detailing.

Volume I frontispiece signed by Arthur I. Keller, and illustrated with a frontispiece and nine plates.

Volume II frontispiece signed by Albert Sterner, and illustrated with a frontispiece and seven plates.

Volume III frontispiece signed by Alfred Fredericks, and illustrated with a frontispiece and seven plates.

Volume IV frontispiece signed by F. Luis Mora, and illustrated with a frontispiece and seven plates.

Volume V frontispiece signed by W. P. Snyder, and illustrated with a frontispiece and six plates.

Volume VI frontispiece signed by Charles Broughton, and illustrated with a frontispiece and six plates.

Volume VII frontispiece signed by Arthur I. Keller, and illustrated with a frontispiece and six plates.

Volume VIII frontispiece signed by F. Luis Mora, and illustrated with a frontispiece and six plates.

Volume IX illustrated with a frontispiece and seven plates.

Volume X illustrated with a frontispiece and seven plates.

Volume XI illustrated with a frontispiece and seven plates.

Volume XII illustrated with a frontispiece and seven plates.

Collated, complete.

Plates printed on Japanese vellum.

Featuring the major works of eighteenth century Anglo-Irish novelist Oliver Goldsmith, including 'The Vicar of Wakefield', 'Good-Natur'd Man', and 'She Stoops to Conquor'.

The final four volumes are John Forster's 'The Life and Times of Oliver Goldsmith'.

Condition

In full crushed morocco bindings, with gilt detailing to back strips and board perimeters. Externally, lovely. Light fading to back strips, as is common with green morocco. Light rubbing to front joint of volumes I, IV, XI, XII and head of front and rear joints of volumes II, VI. Touch of rubbing to head of volumes III, VIII and IX front joints. Light rubbing to raised band of volume V. Internally, firmly bound. Pages clean and bright. Retaining all original tissue guards.

Near Fine

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