This is an original antique hand-coloured engraving, not a reproduction or modern copy.
Source: Oliver Goldsmith's A History of the Earth and Animated Nature published in 1852.
Condition: Good but does have markings and foxing - see listing photos for details.
This illustration is available mounted, matted in antique white or black and is also available framed. We use archival matting methods so your print will be held in place with photo corners and will not be fixed to either the mat or the backing board.
Measurements including the mat are 12 x 10 inches or 6.5 x 9 inches for the print only.
This item is also available framed. Choose from 9 beautiful wooden frame options. All of our frames are made in the UK from solid wood (usually pine) and have a varnish or paint finish. The glazing is perspex not glass. See listing photos for details of frame options and an example of how your print would look framed.
If you do not want your print framed, select 'print only or 'matted print only' in the frame options drop down list.
Cross-Brushed effect finish - Gold & Champagne Silver - 22mm wide and 13mm deep
Black, White and Red Rosewood finish - 20mm wide and 15mm deep
Dark Rosewood finish - 35mm wide and 15mm deep
Walnut Gold Finish - 28 mm wide and 14mm deep
Ornate Gold and Silver Frames - 57mm wide and 36mm deep
Please note that as wood is a natural material the colour of the finish and grain may vary slightly from the photos.
For more natural history illustrations from this series click here: https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/NinskaPrints?ref=seller-platform-mcnav&search_query=1852
It will be shipped in a protective plastic sleeve and sturdy cardboard-backed envelope.
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Your order will be processed when payment is received.
Payment is due within 3 days of your purchase. We will not process the order until payment is received so a delay will result in a delay in posting it too.
Your order will be shipped within 1-2 working days of receiving payment for the order.
Delivery times should be 1-2 days for the UK and 4-5 days for the USA. Items being shipped to countries outside the EU can be subject to delays at customs, so these shipping times are based on the royal mail aim but are not guaranteed.
UK Orders: If you want to track your order please remember to select a shipping upgrade 1st Class Signed for or Special Delivery) otherwise your item will be sent by 2nd class post.
International Orders: All international orders are sent by tracked mail.
All prints and maps are shipped in heavy-duty mailing tubes or cardboard-backed envelopes depending on their size.
Just contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back to me within: 30 days of delivery
Request a cancellation within: 4 hours of purchase
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
Please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
We are happy to refund for any orders returned to us within 28 days of purchase. If the item is not as described and we are at fault we will also refund the shipping costs. If not the shipping is at the buyers expense. The refund will be processed on receipt of the returned item.
Yes. Each item is clearly dated from the year it was published. We do not deal in modern reproductions.
All domestic orders have free shipping and for international orders there is one flat shipping fee however many items you order.
We send domestic orders by 2nd class post, with an option to upgrade to 1st class signed for or special delivery if you'd like to track your order or receive it quicker
For international orders we send all orders by tracked mail