London, South Kensington
25 October 2007
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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