Book Details


An history of the earth and animated nature
Published: London, F. Wingrave, 1791
Description: Goldsmith originally a novelist, poet and playwright set out to write a text linking emotion and the natural world. This book became a huge success during the Victorian period in Britain and went through many printings. This text describes plant and animal life using characteristics and literary mechanisms not previously used to explain such items. He collaborated with many naturalists for facts allowing the book to be used by everyday citizens and naturalists.
Condition/Repair: Kozo hinge repairs, touch up edges and corners. Resew sections of volume 1 together, and remount spine with kozo.
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