Oliver Goldsmith - An history of the earth and animated nature : Volume I - 1782

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Oliver Goldsmith - An history of the earth and animated nature : Volume I - 1782
Bindings, Collected works, History, Illustrated, Natural History, Reference works, Science (general), Topography, Transport, Travels - Quantity: 1 - Book

Oliver Goldsmith - An history of the earth and animated nature : Volume I - James Williams, Dublin No.21, Skinner-Row - Leather - 1782 - 400 pages - 18 cm x 11.5 cm.

This book is in fair condition - Clean, bright contents - Firm bindings - Full leather binding - Gilt decorations to spine - Crack down centre of spine; however binding is unaffected - Engraved frontispiece of a volcano erupting - A highly-collectable, rare book.

This early work discusses the natural history of the earth, including the earth's formation, the astronomy of the earth, the earth's surface, earthquakes, the behaviour of water, the origin of rivers, the changes by the sea upon the earth, the mechanical properties of air, a naturl history of the air, meteors and their formation from the elements; along with many more topics.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Bindings, Collected works, History, Illustrated, Natural History, Reference works, Science (general), Topography, Transport, Travels
Author/ Illustrator
Oliver Goldsmith
Book Title
An history of the earth and animated nature : Volume I
Condition
Fair
Publication year oldest item
1782
Edition
1st Edition Thus
Language
English
Original language
Yes
Publisher
James Williams, Dublin No.21, Skinner-Row
Binding/ Material
Leather
Number of pages
400
Dimensions
18×11.5 cm
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