An History of England, in a Series of Letters from a Nobleman to his Son. OLIVER GOLDSMITH.

An History of England, in a Series of Letters from a Nobleman to his Son.

Publisher: London: J. Newbery, 1764.
Edition: First edition, with “at the Bible and Sun, in / St. Paul’s Churchyard” in the imprint on the title page of volume 1.
Bibliographical References: Rothschild 1023 (the collation and points of this copy match Rothschild’s); Tinker 1098; Roscoe J147.
Condition: Edges a little rubbed, but overall a fine copy.
Book ID: 19757

Description

2 vols, 12mo, contemporary smooth light brown calf, gilt rules and numerals. One leaf of publisher's ads after the title page in volume 2.

Comments

¶ Goldsmith’s popular History of England for young readers went through countless editions in the following 45 years.

Price: $950.00

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