Provenance: From a series of engravings in Oliver Goldsmith's History of the Earth and Animated Nature; Publisher: Blackie and Son, Glasgow, Edinburgh & London 1852.
The print measures 240 x 145 mm ( 9.5 x 5.75 " ) approx. It has a blank reverse. There are several light ring shaped marks on the print - visible in the scan. It has a some age yellowing and spotting, please refer to scans for condition. This item will be shipped flat in a board backed envelope, and protected inside that envelope by a plastic sleeve.
The term "an original print" is an image made in a manner which allows it to be multiplied, and originating from the date stated. This includes examples of various methods of printmaking including engravings, etchings, woodcut etc. Many prints inevitably would have been originally bound in a book at some time.