Athens, Ohio: Ohio University Press, 1993. First Edition. Octavo; VG+ (near fine)/VG-; spine white with red and black lettering; dust jacket clean, 1/4" closed tear on top back edge, minor wear (including a couple micro tears) on top edges, minimal other wear; boards strong, clean, minimal edgewear, no marks or stains; textblock clean, minimal wear, no writing/markings, no highlighting/underlining, contains many b/w and color illustrations of plants. pp. 308.
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New York and London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1886. First Trade Edition. 8vo., 347pp. plus 4 pages of ads; VG-; spine mustard with gilt lettering; mustard colored buckram cloth, beveled edges; spine rebacked in cloth with original spine reapplied; bookplate on front pastedown; second front end paper has inscription, separated; this first trade edition was preceded one year earlier by a deluxe limited edition of 500 copies known as the "Medora" edition; shelved case 1.
Quito: Digital Center, 2007. First Edition. Oblong quarto; VG/no-DJ; hardcover; black spine, white and blue text; boards have slight bowing, minor shelfwear, slight soiling on front end paper, bumping on edges, rubbing on fore corners and spine tail edge; text block has inscription on front blank; written in Spanish and English; First Edition; 233pp.
Quito: Digital Center, 2008. First Edition. Quarto; VG/no-DJ; black spine, white and pink text; boards strong, very minor shelfwear, minor rubbing on tail fore corners, minor bumping on fore corners and rear tail edge; text block has inscription on front blank; First Edition; 197pp [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international expedited please inquire for rates].
The Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1999. Dutch printing. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. shades of medium blue color the full DJ spine and rear panel, with partly illustrated color beneath the fully white titling. neatly cornered panels, a touch of wear only to the extremities. prior owner's inscription in ink upon right fep. the page 389-390 has thinly trimmed margins, smaller sheet than the entire remainder of the textblock. as is, interior is otherwise unmarked. 431 pp. ISBN# 0412840804.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1995. First Edition. Octavo, 652 pages; VG/VG; spine is white with dark green lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has price uncut '$40.00', has minimal shelf wear; binding has minimal detachment at the top of the spine; pages clear; signed by the author on the title page; shelved Lit Crit.
Frankfurt: J. D. Sauerlander's Verlag, 1867. First Edition Thus. Folio [19.5 x 14 inches]; 17pp text; 15 lithographic plates [7 double-page; 8 single page]. Good condition hardcover, Cloth covered boards with hand-written title pasted onto top board. Binding is soiled and worn but intact. Signatures are still tied but loose in binding (see photos). Title page shows soiling and wear, an inventory number in ink, Contents [plates] are very good to very good minus with only mild toning at edges and minor foxing, last two plates disconnected but present (see photo). See all five photos for details. Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s). Contact seller if you have any questions. NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, on bookcase above Ephemera section.
Hamburg: Geo, 1984. First edition. Octavo; First edition; G-/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, blue with white print; DJ has mild edgewear, slight shelfwear; Boards in blue cloth with white print, mild wear to lower edges and spine caps; Text block has shaken binding, intermittent spine breaks; Text in German; 360 pages, illustrated (color).
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1904. Reprinted. 10mo; pp 290; VG-/no-DJ; green spine with gilt text; previously belonged to historian John Higham; cloth has light wear to exterior; slight sunning to spine; minor wear to edges; text block has light toning to exterior edges; light ink to ffep; dark blue endpapers; some light pencil throughout.
n.p. Editions Denoel, 1979. Large Quarto; pp 217; G-; navy spine with gilt; no jacket; black slipcase has pictorial front with red, white and orange text; some chips to corners; cloth shows minimal wear to exterior; strong boards; text block clean; missing front endpaper, as is; cracking to gutter at pp 9 and 104; profusely illustrated; interior clean; text in French; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
New Haven and London: Yale University Oress, 1988. Octavo; VG-/G; light green/brown spine with dark green text; dust jacket has some soiling on exterior front, probably due to moisture; light foxing toward front head edge; slightly sunned spine; minor edge wear; cloth has slightly sunned spine; panels are strong & intact; text block has very slight wear on exterior edges; light stain toward fore edge of ffep; text pages are unmarked w/ tight binding; pp 337.
New York: The Viking Press, Inc., 1973. first. Quarto; VG-/G; Yellow/gray spine with off-white text; Dust jacket has frayed edges with a 1.5 inch tear at bottom spine edge and top of spine has 3 small tears, rubbbed exterior and corners; Boards have bumped corners, otherwise clean and strong; Textblock is slightly age toned, orange mark on last page; pp 80.
Jena: Verlag von Gustav Fischer, 1898. Octavo; G-; Paperback; Spine, folded cover; Cover is gold with black print, small tears to spine and corners, peripheral tanning, stains, chipping; Text block has mild curling to outside corners, mild age-toning to paper, clean text; Text in German; 23 pages. NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box, in Netdesk office.
Lansing, MI: Robert Smith Printing, 1903. Annual. Octavo; vg/none; black cloth spine with no text and destroyed white label; copper titles on front board; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 107 pp.; photos; light general toning; split start, gutter; minor chipping and wear; else very good.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1924. Octavo; pp 274; G+; Sun faded green spine with black text; cloth has slight wear to exteriors, some wear to exterior edges, sunning to spine and exterior edges; text block shows age toning to exterior edges, small tear to fore edge of third page, deckled edges, slight cracking toward tail edges of first few pages, uncut pages; interior clean;.
California: University of California Press, 1995. Apparent first edition, unstated. Oblong quarto. VG with VG- dust jacket. Red spine with gold lettering. Some rubbing to the dust jacket panels. Covers, binding, book block edges, and pages generally very good. Photography by Tupper Ansel Blake. 202pp.
New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers, 1976. Large Octavo; pp 196; G/paperback; ivory spine with black text; covers have sunned spine; minor wear to exterior; faux front flap; two chips to rear fore edge; slight toning to rear; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated; inscribed by author, former director of the Freer Gallery; arts - Asian.
Layton: Gibbs Smith, 1963. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG Hardcover; Red, green and white speckled spine with white text; Light shelf wear to dust jacket, minor rubbing to surfaces, jacket now protected in mylar cover; Moderate wear to boards, light bumping to corners, binding solid; Minor blemishes and foxing to text block exterior, text block clean; 298 pp.
Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1913. 64 Loose pamphlets and maps in wrappers [6x8]; G/no-DJ; cardboard slipcase with black ribbon ties to opening; heavy wear to slipcase exterior with noticeable stains, sunfading and other soling; some chips to corners; includes 64 consecutively numbered maps, charts and diagrams; each piece has slight age toning and minor edge wear; bindings intact.
Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1989. Small quarto; pp 306; VG-/G; black spine with white text; dust jacket has moderate rubbing to exterior; slight wear to edges; cloth has slight wear to exterior; slight bumping to edges; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated with drawings and photographs.
Boston: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co., 1903. First Edition. 12mo; pp 306; Good; grayish blue pictorial spine with gilt and black text; no jacket; cloth has modest soiling to exterior; slightly sunned spine; mild wear to edges; strong boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; slightly cocked spine;.
Boston: Lothop, Lee & Shepard Co., 1902. 12mo; pp 312; Good; red pictorial spine with gilt and black text; no jacket; cloth has modest wear to exterior; slightly sunned spine; mild wear to edges; strong boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated; tight binding;.
Mattituck, NY: Queens House, 1922. 284/300. Octavo; pp 71; VG/no-DJ; dark beige spine with gilt text; encased in white box with paper label to front; limited edition, 284 of 300; originally published 1922; green illustration and black text to front; cloth has light wear to exterior; sturdy boards; orange and green design and text to front text block shows light toning; pictorial endpapers; interior clean; illustrated; frontispiece.
Mattituck, NY: Queens House, 1922. 264/300. Octavo; pp 71; VG-/no-DJ; dark beige spine with gilt text; encased in white box with paper label to front; limited edition, 264 of 300; originally published 1922; green illustration and black text to front; cloth has light wear to exterior; light smudges to front; sturdy boards; orange and green design and text to front text block shows light toning; pictorial endpapers; interior clean; illustrated; frontispiece.
Missoula: University of Montana Foundation, 1969. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ, paperback; White spine with green text. Covers have general shelf wear, minor soiling, rubbing one edges, fraying to corners, apart from that, binding strong, no tears; Textblock has light staining on top edges, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 395.
New York, NY: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1960. Octavo; VG/VG; Ex Libris; Red/Yellow fade spine with yellow and black text; DJ clean with edgewear and a .5" closed tear on the back cover, DJ protected by a plastic book cover; Boards strong, clean; Textblock darkened by age, otherwise clean, with foxing along the edges, previous owners' bookplate affixed to front inside cover pastedown; pp 386.
Tokyo: The Asahi Glass Foundation, 1997. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; spine is a medley of pastel colors (from ripple image on front and back covers) with blue lettering; dust jacket clean, no stains, black scuff on bottom of back spine joint, minimal edgewear; boards strong, clean, no marks or stains, some wear at back of spine head, minimal other edgewear; textblock clean, free of highlighting/underlining, contains many graphics and images including color photographs, lectures and essays by Dr. Syukuro Manabe, Dr. Charles Keeling, Dr. Eugen Seibold, Lester R. Brown, Dr. Bert Bolin, Maurice F. Strong, Dr. Wallace S. Broecker. pp 282.
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1946. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG-/No-DJ; Spine is tan fabric with orange spine label, with gold text; Boards have rubbing and bumping to corners and edges, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, some marks and scratches, ex-library label on front paste-down, content is clear; pp 218.
Toronto: The Champlain Society, 1962. Limited Edition, #563/725. tall 8vo., 410 pp., i-xv pp., VG; red cloth boards, gold lettering to spine; rounding to spine, bumping to tail; bright gilt top, mild wear to text-block; dark brown discoloration to fore-edge of gilt top; mild age-toning to text-block; ex-library: embossed stamp "Library of Giancarlo Cavagna [GAC] with "03" in blue ink to half-title page; embossed "University of Western Ontario London Library" stamp to title page and p. 101; faded "U.W.O. LIBRARY" stamp to all sides of text-block, though most visible to gilt top; very occasional stains/waving to interior, text affected yet clear and legible; marginalia in pencil mostly to pp. xiv-xv; No. 563 of 725 numbered copies; shelved case 1.
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1977. First Edition. First Edition; Octavo; VG/VG; Dark olive green spine with tan text. DJ has general shelf wear, age toned spine, rubbing on edges but no tears; Boards are clean, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock is clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 244.
Rome: Gagosian Gallery, 2008. First Edition. thin oblong folio, 75 pp., VG-; tan boards, dark green lettering; spine cocked, front board shaken, shelf lean, binding sturdy; bumping to head and tail of spine and corners; mild brown residue (possibly rust-staining) to boards, lettering to front board affected; interior pristine; published in conjunction with the inaugural exhibition held at the Gagosian Gallery from December 15, 2007 through March 8, 2008; TL consignment; shelved Front Table.
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1993. First edition. Thin, Octavo; VG-/VG-; Black spine with white & coral text & red lines along text; Dust jacket has rubbed & sunned spine, very minimal edge wear and only slightly handled exterior, flaps inside have age toning along edges; Boards are lightly sunned with light, general edge wear, however planks are straight & strong; Text block is just lightly age toned & clean; pp 207.
San Francisco: The Conservation Land Trust, 2015. Large Quarto; unpaginated; VG/VG-; green spine with yellow text; yellow slipcase has slight wear and light soiling to exterior; dust jacket has mild shelf wear to exterior, some wear to edges; cloth has minimal wear to exterior, strong boards; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: William Sloane Associates, Inc, 1948. Ex-libris,Octavo; VG/VG-Hardcover; Black spine with copper text and green scroll leaf; Heavy shelf wear and age to jacket, fraying and chipping along sides, edges and corners, jacket now protected in mylar cover; Heavy age wear to boards, fraying along corners and at spine, binding slightly cocked, library markings on front paste-down, toned pages; Age toned, darkened text block exterior, text block clean; 335 pp.
Hollywood, CA: A and I Books, 2010. First Edition. Oblong folio; unpaginated; VG-/VG-; black spine without text; dust jacket shows light wear to exterior; minor chipping to edges; cloth is clean; strong boards; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; inscribed by author on rear endpaper.
New York: The Tribune Association, 1868. Second, Revised Edition. 12mo; pp 254; G/no-DJ; dark green spine with gilt text; cloth has light rubbing to exterior; some fraying to spine edges; lightly bumped corners; light sunning to spine; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; illustrated.
Trondheim ( Norway): Akademika Publishing, 2013. 1st Edition. Quarto; VG/VG; Hardcover; white jacket with black text; dust jacket has minor marks at the rear and bumps at front top corners but clean; boards are sturdy and clean; text block is clean; 348p. Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s).