A History of the Earth and Animated Nature (page 1/2)

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Some beautiful engravings from A History of the Earth and Animated nature by Oliver Goldsmith, A. Fullarton & Co., London, Edinburgh and Dublin, 1851.

Oliver Goldsmith (1728 – 1774) was an Irish writer and poet. he History was originally published in 1778, some fourteen years after he finished writing The Vicar of Wakefield.

Biography of Oliver Goldsmith from 1810 or so

I have only a few pages from this book, kindly sent to me by Norm Walsh.

Title: A History of the Earth and Animated Nature

Author: Goldsmith, Oliver

Published by: A. Fullarton & Co.

Date: 1851

Total items: 4

Out of copyright (called public domain in the USA), hence royalty-free for all purposes usage credit requested, or as marked.

Some sample images

[picture: XLIII.—Vicuña of Peru]

XLIII.—Vicuña of Peru

This is captioned as Vicugna of Peru but there are a number of different spellings in the text, including vicuna, vigugna, vicunga and so on. They have wonderful wool. [more...] [$]

[picture: Title page]

Title page

The title page is somewhat damaged. [more...] [$]

[picture: XXXV.—Squirrels.]

XXXV.—Squirrels.

1. Fire-footed Squirrel. [more...] [$]

[picture: XLIII..—Aragli or Big Horn.]

XLIII..—Aragli or Big Horn.

The aragli are wild sheep of East Asia. These are large sheep. [$]


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Some beautiful engravings from A History of the Earth and Animated nature by Oliver Goldsmith, A. Fullarton & Co., London, Edinburgh and Dublin, 1851.

Oliver Goldsmith (1728 – 1774) was an Irish writer and poet. he History was originally published in 1778, some fourteen years after he finished writing The Vicar of Wakefield.

Biography of Oliver Goldsmith from 1810 or so

I have only a few pages from this book, kindly sent to me by Norm Walsh.


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