The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B. A New Edition in Four Volumes. To Which is Prefixed Some Account of his Life and Writings. Volume IV [ONLY]

London: Printed for Richardson & Co.... 1821.

Price: $1,750.00

Later edition. Volume IV ONLY. Later 19th Century half leather and cloth. Original spine laid down with some loss at the extremities, a good copy. Clement C. Moore's copy with his ownership Signature on the title page. Presumably we needn't tell you that Moore wrote A Visit from St. Nicolas, (better known as Twas the Night Before Christmas).

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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B. A New Edition in Four Volumes. To Which is Prefixed Some Account of his Life and Writings. Volume IV [ONLY]. Oliver GOLDSMITH.

Oliver Goldsmith
birth name: Oliver Goldsmith
born: 11/10/1730
died: 4/4/1774

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British essayist, poet, novelist, dramatist, and eccentric, notable for his graceful and lively writing style. - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature His best known works include the novel The Vicar of Wakefield (1766) and the play She Stoops to Conquer (1771). He is also believed by some scholars to have written the children's tale "The History of Little Goody Two-Shoes," which popularized the term for an annoyingly virtuous person.more