The deserted village.

The deserted village.
Goldsmith, Oliver, 1730?-1774., Ashbee, C. R. (Charles Robert), 1863-1942. ill., Kingsford, Florence. ill., Power, Anastasia. ill., Edward Arnold (Publishers), Samuel Buckley & Co., Essex House Press, printer., C. & C. McLeish. binder.

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Frontispiece (woodcut), initials, and printer's device, (p. [1], 3rd set) hand-colored. Illuminated letters in blue, red, green and gold, hand-drawn by Florence Kingsford and Anastasia Power.

Printed in Caslon Old Face.

Endpapers watermarked with design of two birds, with initials "G.S.E.W."

"Here ends Oliver Gold-smith's Deserted village, printed ... at the Essex House Press, Campden, Gloucestershire, under the care of & with a frontispiece by C. R. Ashbee, Anno Domini MDCCCCIV'--P. [1], 3rd set.

"Published in England by Edward Arnold ... and in America by Samuel Buckley & Co. ... 150 copies only, and all on vellum"--Colophon.

binding Digital image. Wellington, N.Z. : National Library of New Zealand, 2006

Binding: green and brown panelled morocco boards with blind tooled tree design, gilt tooled panels with border lettered in gilt "Sweet was the sound, when oft at evening's close up yonder hill the village murmur rose", spine tooled in gilt, raised spine bands, gilt tooled turnins, clear plastic cover, gilt text edges. Binder's stamp "C. & C. McLeish." Provenance: purchased from Charles Agvent for the Alexander Turnbull Library, Special Printed Collections, 2006. Copy no. 33. Acc. 343268.

Digital image available: binding, Alexander Turnbull Library Rare Book copy. Details on request from Curator, Rare Books and Fine Printing.

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[London] : E. Arnold ; New York : S. Buckley & Co., MDCCCCIV [1904]
[4], 22, [6] p. (pages [1-4], 1st set, [1], 2nd set, and [3-6], last set, are blank) :col. ill. ;20 cm.
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