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Goldsmith, Oliver, 1730?-1774

The poetical works of Oliver Goldsmith : with remarks, attempting to ascertain, chiefly from local observation, the actual scene of The deserted village / by R.H. Newell ; and illustrative engravings, by Mr. Alkin, from drawings taken upon the spot.

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London : Printed by Ellerton and Henderson, Johnson Court, Fleet Street, for Suttaby, Evance, and Company, Stationer's Court, Ludgate Street, 1811.
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iv, 182 p., [7] leaves of plates : ill. ; 30 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR3481 .N49 1811+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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"The views were taken in Lissoy, Ireland, the village often accepted as the original 'Auburn' in Goldsmith's poem."--Abbey.
Abbey, J.R. Scenery of Great Britain and Ireland in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 456
BAC: British Art Center is the Abbey copy. Bound in gilt-tooled diced russia binding. Illustrations are hand-colored.
Subject Terms:
Ellerton and Henderson -- Printer.
Goldsmith, Oliver, 1730?-1774. Deserted village.
Lissoy (Ireland)
Poetry, English.
Suttaby, Evance, and Company -- Publisher.
Aquatints -- 1811.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1811.
Newell, R. H. (Robert Hasell), 1778-1852, ill.
Alken, Samuel, 1756-1815, engraver.

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  • Postscript to Retaliation. Notes to Retaliation
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  • A new simile, in the manner of Swift
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  • Epitaph on Edward Purdon
  • Prologue, written and spoken by the poet Laberius
  • Prologue to Zobeide, a tragedy
  • Epilogue in the character of Harlequin
  • Epilogue to the comedy of the sisters
  • Epilogue, spoken by Mrs. Bulkley and Miss Catley
  • Epilogue, intended for Mrs. Bulkley.

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