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    Sale 5140

    Fine Printed Books Including Modern First Editions & Miniature Books

    25 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 46

    GOLDSMITH, Oliver (1728-1774). A History of the Earth and Animated Nature. Edinburgh, London and Dublin, [n.d.]. 2 volumes, large 8°. Additional engraved titles, with hand-coloured vignette, portrait of the author and 67 hand-coloured plates (short tear in one plate, lower and fore-margins of engraved title of vol.II rather frayed, a little waterstaining in lower margins of first few leaves vol.I). Contemporary dark half calf, gilt spines with red lettering pieces (slightly worn). This edition not in Nissen. (2)

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    GOLDSMITH, Oliver (1728-1774). A History of the Earth and Animated Nature. Edinburgh, London and Dublin, [n.d.]. 2 volumes, large 8°. Additional engraved titles, with hand-coloured vignette, portrait of the author and 67 hand-coloured plates (short tear in one plate, lower and fore-margins of engraved title of vol.II rather frayed, a little waterstaining in lower margins of first few leaves vol.I). Contemporary dark half calf, gilt spines with red lettering pieces (slightly worn). This edition not in Nissen. (2)


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