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GOLDSMITH, Oliver (1730?--1774)
The poetical and dramatic works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B. A new edition. With an account of the life and writings of the author. In two volumes.
London: printed by H. Goldney, for Messieurs Rivington. T. Carnan, E. Newbery, and W. Nicoll; W. Lowndes and J. Murray; and J. Debrett, 1786.
2 vols ; 18.1 cm. (8º)
I: viii, lxiv, 120 p., engr. frontis. port.
II: viii, 271, [1] p.

Includes engraved portrait by Cook, dated 1780. Editor's dedication signed: T. Evans. A straight reprint of the edition first published by Thomas Evans, London 1780, which was based on the 1777 Dublin edition of Goldsmith's Poems and plays. ESTC t146129.

Copy Notes Two volumes bound in one. Bought from Thomas Boone for 5s., 8 July 1807. (Spiers Box). Front free-endpaper inscribed in pencil with Boone's price and codes.

Binding C18th tree calf with gilt borders, gilt-panelled spine with vases and urns, red morocco spine-label.

Reference Number 730


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