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“A naturalist’s rambles on the Devonshire coast”

A naturalist's rambles on the Devonshire coast, Philip Henry Gose, London: John Van Voorst, 1853

These illustrations are from a book by Philip Henry Gosse (1810–1888), the literal inventor of the (saltwater) aquarium. The book, titled A naturalist’s rambles on the Devonshire coast, is available for download at the Biodiversity Heritage Library. It was published in London in 1853.

A naturalist's rambles on the Devonshire coast, Philip Henry Gose, London: John Van Voorst, 1853

A naturalist's rambles on the Devonshire coast, Philip Henry Gose, London: John Van Voorst, 1853

A naturalist's rambles on the Devonshire coast, Philip Henry Gose, London: John Van Voorst, 1853

A naturalist's rambles on the Devonshire coast, Philip Henry Gose, London: John Van Voorst, 1853

A naturalist's rambles on the Devonshire coast, Philip Henry Gose, London: John Van Voorst, 1853

A naturalist's rambles on the Devonshire coast, Philip Henry Gose, London: John Van Voorst, 1853

A naturalist's rambles on the Devonshire coast, Philip Henry Gose, London: John Van Voorst, 1853

Source: Biodiversity Heritage Library / BioDiv Flickr

License: CC BY 2.0

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