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
Description2 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.