The Vicar of Wakefield.

(Caradoc Press.) GOLDSMITH (Oliver)

The Vicar of Wakefield.

Description: 81/360 COPIES (from an edition of 374 copies) printed on Kelmscott handmade paper in black with title, foreword and chapter headings in red, engraved portrait frontispiece of Goldsmith pencilled beneath 'H.Geo. Webb sculp.', the capitals and the full-page borders to three pages all wood-engraved by H.G. and H.D. Webb, and attractively hand-coloured throughout, pp. [v], 212, crown 8vo, original vellum, backstrip lettered in black, green silk page-marker, edges untrimmed and lightly browned, pastedowns affected (but not severely) by rippling of vellum, very good

Publication Details: Caradoc Press, 1903

Notes: The Press's major work - a handsome copy, enhanced by the hand-colouring to the borders and initials (the frontispiece thankfully spared).

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Price: £950

Subject: Private Press

Published Date: 1903

Stock Number: 64513

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