Lot 297 of 438:
Goldsmith's History of England for young readers  

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Estimate:
$700 - $1,000

Title:
An History of England, in a Series of Letters from a Nobleman to his Son
Author:
Goldsmith, Oliver
Place:
London
Publisher:
J. Newbery
Date:
1764
Description:

2 vols, [3], 309 pp.; [1], 2 pp. ads, 286 pp. (12mo), 16.5x10 cm (6½x4"), contemporary smooth light brown calf, gilt rules and numerals. First Edition, with “at the Bible and Sun, in / St. Paul’s Churchyard” in the imprint on the title page of volume 1.

Goldsmith’s popular History of England for young readers went through countless editions in the following 45 years.  

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Edges a little rubbed; otherwise fine.
 
Item number:
291704
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