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The Resource The vicar of Wakefield : a tale, supposed to be written by himself ; in two volumes

The vicar of Wakefield : a tale, supposed to be written by himself ; in two volumes

Label
The vicar of Wakefield : a tale
Title
The vicar of Wakefield
Title remainder
a tale
Statement of responsibility
supposed to be written by himself ; in two volumes
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Details the romantic intrigues in the family of a country vicar in eighteenth century England
Cataloging source
VVK
Citation location within source
  • T146802
  • pages 179-180
Citation source
  • English short title catalogue
  • Scott, T. Oliver Goldsmith bibliographically and biographically considered
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Label
The vicar of Wakefield : a tale, supposed to be written by himself ; in two volumes
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Unauthorized or pirated edition based upon Cork edition of 1766. "In all probability, this pirated London edition was issued prior to the first edition, though under what circumstances it is not possible to say;" see Scott
  • Pirated edition which may have preceded the first authorized edition; see National union catalog, pre-1956 imprints
  • A press variant of the edition printed at Cork by Eugene Swiney, with a different imprint on the titlepages; see English short title catalogue
  • Signatures: v. I: [A2] B-H12 I10; 96 leaves ; v. II: [A2] B-H12 I10; 96 leaves
  • Signature B5 is misprinted B6 in volume I
  • Advertisement signed: Oliver Goldsmith
  • English translation of the motto in Latin: "Let the wretched hope, and the happy be cautious" in a different type setting in each volume
  • Motto on title page in Latin and English
  • Includes table of contents
  • "Contents of the First Volume" and "Contents of the Second Volume": v. 2, pp. [iii-iv]
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
16 cm (12mo)
Extent
2 volumes ([iv], 188 pages ; [iv], 188 pages)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
  • Spec. Coll. copy: table of contents misbound at end of volume I; "Advertisement" misbound at end in volume II. Contemporary sprinkled calf boards; gold-stamped title on tan leather spine label.
  • Contemporary mottled calf.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)729909662
  • ucoclc729909662
Label
The vicar of Wakefield : a tale, supposed to be written by himself ; in two volumes
Publication
Note
  • Unauthorized or pirated edition based upon Cork edition of 1766. "In all probability, this pirated London edition was issued prior to the first edition, though under what circumstances it is not possible to say;" see Scott
  • Pirated edition which may have preceded the first authorized edition; see National union catalog, pre-1956 imprints
  • A press variant of the edition printed at Cork by Eugene Swiney, with a different imprint on the titlepages; see English short title catalogue
  • Signatures: v. I: [A2] B-H12 I10; 96 leaves ; v. II: [A2] B-H12 I10; 96 leaves
  • Signature B5 is misprinted B6 in volume I
  • Advertisement signed: Oliver Goldsmith
  • English translation of the motto in Latin: "Let the wretched hope, and the happy be cautious" in a different type setting in each volume
  • Motto on title page in Latin and English
  • Includes table of contents
  • "Contents of the First Volume" and "Contents of the Second Volume": v. 2, pp. [iii-iv]
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
16 cm (12mo)
Extent
2 volumes ([iv], 188 pages ; [iv], 188 pages)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
  • Spec. Coll. copy: table of contents misbound at end of volume I; "Advertisement" misbound at end in volume II. Contemporary sprinkled calf boards; gold-stamped title on tan leather spine label.
  • Contemporary mottled calf.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)729909662
  • ucoclc729909662

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