New York: William Durell and Company, 1809. 7 Engraved Illustrations / Plates (frontispieces). First Edition Thus. Full Leather. Thin Small 8vos. Very Good - / No Jackets. Item #L052284
[ca. 300] pages per volume + plates. Title on spines: Goldsmith's Works. "A new edition" (title pages); includes the uncredited biographical essay (volume 1) in addition to the interesting frontispiece engravings (double frontispiece in volume 1). 6 volumes complete; bound in full brown tree calf, gilt-ruled spines with gilt-stamped and decorative dark red morocco spine labels, plain endpapers, all edges stained yellow. Slight wear to extremities (chiefly to spine edges and lower edges); slight stains, warping, scuffing and rubbing to covers; previous owner's ink signature at head of title pages in all volumes; slight internal browning and/or foxing (chiefly to edges and preliminaries); few slight creases and short tears to few leaves; else a very serviceable early American fine-bound set.