She Stoops to Conquer

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1887.

Price: $450.00

Hardcover. Folio. 176pp., in-text illustrations and full pages plates, including many tipped-in proofs on India paper by Edwin A. Abbey. Introduction by Austin Dobson. Publisher's decorated light brown morocco stamped in gilt, all edges gilt. Light fading and rubbing to the spine back, joints, and corners, else near fine. A handsome copy.

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She Stoops to Conquer. Oliver GOLDSMITH, Edwin A. Abbey.
She Stoops to Conquer
She Stoops to Conquer

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