This antiquarian work is "Poems, Plays and Essays" by Oliver Goldsmith and published in 1851 by Phillips, Samson, and Co. This has at the beginning a section of "Memoirs of Oliver Goldsmith M.B." by Dr. Aikin. This is full of poetry, essays, and plays.
This work is app. 7.5inches x 5inches with 381 pages. This has a red cloth covered hard boards embossed and gold gilt decorations to front and spine. It is in very good condition overall with some corner,edge, spine wear and bumping. There is a name inside in pencil and 1868 on back of frontispiece and an erased name and 1851 date on inside blank page. There is yellow spotting to the engraved frontispiece as shown. All pages are intact and the binding is tight. There is age toning. There are no offensive odors.