• Fine Printed Books, Manuscript auction at Christies

    Sale 5829

    Fine Printed Books, Manuscripts, Traditional Sports

    23 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 214

    GOLDSMITH, Oliver (1728-74). The Traveller, or a Prospect of Society. London: J. Newbery, 1765. 4° (271 x 205mm). Half-title, advertisment leaf at end (half title lightly soiled). Crimson morocco by Riviere & Son, inner dentelles gilt (extremities lightly rubbed).

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    GOLDSMITH, Oliver (1728-74). The Traveller, or a Prospect of Society. London: J. Newbery, 1765. 4° (271 x 205mm). Half-title, advertisment leaf at end (half title lightly soiled). Crimson morocco by Riviere & Son, inner dentelles gilt (extremities lightly rubbed).

    FIRST EDITION. Rothschild 1024: "This edition, dated 1765 but actually published on 19 December 1764, is generally accepted as the first".


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