The Vicar of Wakefield

Author: Goldsmith, Oliver
Price: $180.00
Publisher Location: London
Publisher: A & C Black
Year Published: 1903
This publisher found , in 1902, a way to economically produce color illustrations, and the splendid 20 shilling series of English county and foreign travel books started. This book was the only work of fiction so honored in the 20 shilling series, and also in this limited edition. Inman 257. It has an introduction by Joseph Grego and includes John Forster's essay on the story. Only 250 copies, this number 64 and signed by the publisher. White vellum cloth with a clover leaf design blocked in gilt and printed in olive green on the front and spine, titles in gilt on front and spine, top edge gilt. There is some soiling to the boards and wear at the edges. Inside, a beautiful copy with no stains or foxing or prior owner marks, except for age browning on the endpapers as is usual. Protected in a clear, mylar dustjacket.
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