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Little Goody Two-Shoes

Little Goody Two-Shoes


(Goldsmith, Oliver?). THE HISTORY OF LITTLE GOODY TWO-SHOES. Surrey: Genesis, 1985. First edition thus. One of 250 copies bound in the publisher's deluxe leather binding and slipcase. 32mo. A facsimile of the first edition printed by John Newbery in 1765. Possibly written by Oliver Goldsmith, this children's story is an important early children's book. The story popularized the phrase "goody two-shoes", often used to describe an excessively virtuous person, a do-gooder. A fine copy in a near fine slipcase. $150.00-$200.00. Bookseller Inventory # 000048
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