The Vicar of Wakefield & Poems by Goldsmith 1908
The Vicar of Wakefield and Poems. By Oliver Goldsmith, Cassell and Company, LTD., London, 1908.
Fiction Novel - Fictitious Memoir & Poems
The Vicar of Wakefield – subtitled A Tale, Supposed to be written by Himself – is a novel by Irish writer Oliver Goldsmith. It was written from 1761 to 1762 and published in 1766. It was one of the most popular and widely read 18th-century novels among Victorians. The book consists of 32 chapters. The novel can be regarded as a fictitious memoir, as it is told by the vicar himself by retrospection.
Red cover with gilt spine title. Nice secure binding with clean pages, lt. soil at top of rear cover, and owner name at front end paper. About 7-1/2 x 4-1/2 with 289 pages plus ads.