The Deserted Village. A Poem


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Dedication to Sir Joshua Reynolds. First published in May 1770, Goldsmith's poem is social commentary condemning rural depopulation and the pursuit of excessive wealth. Composed in heroic couplets, the poem was very popular in the 18th and 19th centuries.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: W. Griffin
  • Edition: The Seventh Edition
  • Date Published: 1772
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Fair
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    vii, 23 p. 25 cm. Title page engraving by Isaac Taylor. Disbound. 6 pairs of small holes in margin. Loosening at lower spine. Last two leaves detached.

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