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|[an error occurred while processing this directive]|Author: GOLDSMITH, OLIVER. Title: The Vicar of Wakefield.
Description: London, Collins Clear-Type Press. Full-Leather. 315 pp, 16mo (6 2/16" H), thin burgundy leather over card covers/spine - gold lettering and decoration on spine, top edge gilt - in slipcase. Burgundy endpapers, b&w frontispiece. In this work by the 18th century Irish author, a wealthy vicar is ruined by his business associate and forced to take a position in a secluded village. The dastardly local squire attempts to seduce one of his daughters and causes financial hardship to the family, before getting his comeuppance at the hands of his own servant. The myserious Mr. Burchell marries another daughter, after revealing himself as the kindly Sir William Thornhill, family finances are restored and all is well with the world. Light wear at top of spine and at corners, minor wear at bottom of spine, small crease at bottom corner of title page, light toning to fore-edge and bottom of text block. Slipcase has moderate edge wear. Very Good -.
Keywords: Oliver Goldsmith, Irish Authors, 18th Century Novels, Dr. Charles Primrose, Bankruptcy, Bankrupts, Deception, Squire Thornhill, Families, Family Life, Romance, Elopements, Matrimony, Marriage, Goodness, Evil, Satire, Ambition, Secret Identities.
Price: US$ 20.00 Seller: Capricorn Books
- Book number: 29978
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