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GOLDSMITH, Oliver (1730?--1774)
The Grecian history, from the earliest state to the death of Alexander the Great. By Dr. Goldsmith. Vol. I (II).
London: printed for J. and F. Rivington, T. Longman, G. Kearsley, W. Griffin, G. Robinson, R. Baldwin, W. Goldsmith, T. Cadell, and T. Evans, 1774.
2 vols ; 21.1 cm. (8º)
I: [4], 389 [i.e. 399], [1] p.
II: [2], 284, [64] p.

The first edition of the companion work to Goldsmith's popular Roman history, 1769 (q.v.), published shortly after the author's premature death. Page 299 in vol. I misnumbered '289'. 'Kearsley' in the imprint of vol. II reads 'Kearsly'; a variant omits the volume statement from the title-page of vol. I. Running title 'History Of Greece'. ESTC t146080.

Binding Contemporary sprinkled calf, neo-classical gilt-panelled spines, red and black morocco spine-labels.

Reference Number 753


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