Title: The Bee, a select collection of essays, on the most interesting and entertaining subjects, 1790
Author: Oliver Goldsmith
Publisher: London, Printed for W. Lane
Condition: Very Good
A late 18th century reissue of the 1759 edition of Oliver Goldsmith’s collection of essays, comprising of Nos. I-VIII, dated 6 October to 24 November 1759.
This work reissues the first edition sheets, present with a cancel title. The collection includes pieces on Voltaire, the state of the contemporary theatres, opera, language and justice.
This volume has been rebound in rippling 20th century marbled boards.
One marbled volume in octavo, (4)+252 pages
On note of condition, this volume is in very good shape, with very little rubbing or wear to the boards. There is minor foxing throughout.