Deserted Village by Goldsmith (ca. 1910)

Deserted Village by Goldsmith (ca. 1910)


The Deserted Village. By Oliver Goldsmith, Thomas Y. Crowell & Co., New York, 1910.


The Deserted Village is a poem by Oliver Goldsmith published in 1770. It is a work of social commentary, and condemns rural depopulation and the pursuit of excessive wealth. The poem is written in heroic couplets, and describes the decline of a village and the emigration of many of its residents to America.

Soft brown suede with gilt title Secure binding with clean pages and mild cover wear. About 7-1/4 x 5 with 23 pages. Nice condition.


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