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The Deserted Village

Illustrated by Hammatt Billings (American, 1816 to 1818–1874), Engraved by John Andrew (American, born in England, 1815–1875), Author Oliver Goldsmith (English, 1730?–1774), Publisher J. E. Tilton (American, 19th century)

Place of Publication: Boston, Massachusetts, USA


Overall: 18.9 x 13.3 x 1.4 cm (7 7/16 x 5 1/4 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with wood engravings

Not On View


Americas, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Boston: J. E. Tilton and Company, 1866) 18.9 cm; 53 pp.; contemporary blind- and gilt-stamped green cloth.

Boston: J. E. Tilton and Company, 1866


Inscribed in graphite on preliminary leaf "'Bunnie' / Dec 1867-"; William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent