The Poetical Works; . . . with Ramrks, Attempting to Ascertain, Chiefly from Local Observation, the Actual Scene of the Deserted Village; and Illustrative Engravings by Mr. ALkin From Drawings Taken on the Spot. By Rev. R.H. Newell, B.D. Oliver Goldsmith.
The Poetical Works; . . . with Ramrks, Attempting to Ascertain, Chiefly from Local Observation, the Actual Scene of the Deserted Village; and Illustrative Engravings by Mr. ALkin From Drawings Taken on the Spot. By Rev. R.H. Newell, B.D.
The Poetical Works; . . . with Ramrks, Attempting to Ascertain, Chiefly from Local Observation, the Actual Scene of the Deserted Village; and Illustrative Engravings by Mr. ALkin From Drawings Taken on the Spot. By Rev. R.H. Newell, B.D.

The Poetical Works; . . . with Ramrks, Attempting to Ascertain, Chiefly from Local Observation, the Actual Scene of the Deserted Village; and Illustrative Engravings by Mr. ALkin From Drawings Taken on the Spot. By Rev. R.H. Newell, B.D.

London: Suttaby, Evance, and Company, 1811. 4to, 182pp; six aquatint engravings as well as an agraved dedication leaf; three-quarter morocco and pebble-grain cloth, t.e.g. Small, oval, leather booklabel on the verdso of the front endpaper, with resultant offsetting tot he facing leaf; there is also offsetting from the prints to the facing pages; wear to crown, hinges and edges rubbed; an attractive copy. Item #206040

The first edition with these illustrations, drawn by Newell in support of theory that he had identified the Irish village that inspired Goldsmith's great poem. The six sepia-tinted engravings are splendid.

Price: $750.00

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