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INVENTORY #104145

A History of the Earth and Animated Nature

GOLDSMITH, Oliver

Regular price $200.00 Sale

The first edition of this work appeared in 1774, drawing together virtually all that was known about the planet earth, its plants, animals and even its human inhabitants. The work went through over 20 editions, well into the Victorian era, and served as a popular source of information about the natural world.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Blackie & Son
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1840
  • Place Published: Glasgow
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Very Good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    2 vols.: lx, 564; viii, 663 p. 25 cm. Nearly 2000 b&w illustrations in 35 plates. Half black leather and blue cloth with raised bands and gold print on spine. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Worn spots on spines. Some dampstains and foxing but overall very clean. Fold-out map is repaired and stained.

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