Oliver Goldsmith, Washington Irving: A History of the Earth and Animated Nature, 2 of 2 vols (1846)

£117.00

A. Fullarton and Co. LeatherBound. Cloth boards, leatherbound, 536 + 540 pages, perhaps 60-70 marvellous colour plates, life of Goldsmith by Washington Irving. undated but resembles 1846 Wellcome edition on Archive.org. Condition: Collectible – Very Good. Mild scuffing on leather binding, mild wear at foot & head of spine. Heavy foxing for first couple of pages of Vol 1, mild foxing at end of Vol 2, doesn’t include plate list advertised in ToC. ISBN: none. Box MC01

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From the library of the archaeologist Arthur ApSimon (1927-2019). Reminiscences and obituaries in Salon (Society of Antiquaries), Mike Pitts’ Digging Deeper, Proceedings of the University of Bristol Spel├Žological Society, Cornish Archaeology (paywall). Recollections of the man himself, as told to son Trevor, here (access).

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A watercolour of Stonehenge by the young Arthur ApSimon.