Only illustration in book is by artist Arthur Rackham. Oliver Goldsmith was an Irish writer and had this book published first in 1766.
Oliver Goldsmith was an Irish writer, dramatist, novelist, essayist with 40 volumes published. He was much like the man he wrote about, the Vicar. This book if from the Library of Mrs. James Walton Jr, my Nana, Ellen Mae Davidson Walton. She was a lover of all the genres and was very specific about her books, like the notation of #128 of her Library and the 1911 date that was probably when she purchased the book.