Rochester, N. Y. C. Mitzky & Co., 1893. Octavo, 218,  pages; G; bound in publisher's blue pebbled cloth, gilt titling to front cover; water-staining to spine, upper and lower edges of front board, light water-staining to gutter, more pronounced at beginning of volume and quickly becoming isolated to lower gutter and adjacent section of lower edge; pencil name to ffep; sfep detached but present; slight cracking beginning to lower rear gutter; pencil 'x' to corner of color plates; Three color lithographs of types of grapes, being Green Mountain, Brilliant, and Early Ohio; numerous full-page black and white engravings of grapes, in-text illustrations; Pages 201-219 are advertisements; MH consignment; shelved case 10.
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New York: Selmar Hess, 1885. Quarto; 3 volumes; Fair-; Hardcover; Spine, brown with gold print, raised bands; Boards half bound with brown leather to spine and corners and marbled paper to boards, spine leather cracking and torn, torn hinges with small portions torn away at spine ends, large portion of spine torn away on v. 2, front board detached on v. 3, leather is worn on edges and corners, marbled paper shows light rubbing; Text blocks have marbled endpapers, cracked hinges front and rear, intermittent spine breaks;“Fully illustrated with Scientific Accuracy”, b&w wood engraving page illustrations and chromolithograph color plates; CONTENTS: Vol. I. xii, 640 pages — Vol. II. x, 632 pages — Vol. III. x, 598 pages. [Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
Washington: The President's Council on Recreation and Natural Beauty, 1968. Octavo; G-; Paperback; Spine, black with white print; Cover is illustrated, black and white print, cocked spine, edgewear, creasing to spine and to rear bottom fore corner, mild shelfwear; Text block has spotting to top edge, else clean and tight; Inscribed in ink by then vice-president Hubert H. Humphrey, chairman of the Council; 304 pages, illustrated (b&w).
London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1889. Limited Large Paper Edition, #42/200. Octavo, 331 pages; VG-; contemporary three-quarter vellum binding, boards in light gray paper; spine vellum, with gilt lettering and design; mild shelf wear and soiling; crown and tail of spine slightly bumped; upper edge gilt; hand-numbered 42 at limitations page; pages clean; shelved Case 10.
Tuson: The University of Arizona Press and The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, 2012. Octavo; G-; Paperback; Spine, green and black with black print; Cover has vendor label on rear, else clean and bright; Text block has underlining and marginal notation in pencil throughout; xi, 354 pages, illustrated (b&w maps, color plates).
Banff: Summerthought Publishing, 2009. First Edition. Oblong Quarto; VG-/VG-; blue spine with white text; first edition; dust jacket exterior shows minimal wear; "signed by photographer" sticker to front; previous bookshop's small sticker to rear; cloth exterior clean; mildly cocked spine; text block clean; profusely illustrated; pp 96; signed by photographer.
Boston, MA: L. C. Page and Company, 1913. First Edition, Second Printing. Octavo, 184 pages; VG-; spine brown, with gilt lettering and green design; contemporary full brown publisher's cloth binding; mild shelf wear and soiling; corners bumped; mild wear to crown and tail of spine; upper edge gilt; binding mildly shaken; previous owner's bookplate at front pastedown; contains black and white and full color illustrations; pages clean; shelved Front Case.
Quarto; VG-; Paperback; Spine, black with white print; Cover has slight edgewear, but is clean and bright; Text block clean and tight; “Land Ethics : Biodiversity & Wheat”— cover title; Unpaged, chiefly captioned illustrations (color). [Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1980. Octavo; VG-; blue spine with gilt text; no jacket; original publisher's cloth with embossed wave design to front and rear; clean exterior showing little wear; light bump to head fore corners; tight binding; strong boards; text block exterior head edge colored blue; otherwise exterior edge show minimal wear; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated; pp 252.
n.p. Ecus Publishing House, 2010. Octavo; VG; black/white spine with black and blue text; no jacket; cloth exterior shows minimal wear; minor bump to fore corners; tight binding; strong boards; text block very light tone; illustrated; pp 293; text in Chinese NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcases next to 7's Ephemera section.
San Francisco: Sierra Club, 1968. Revised Edition, Second Printing. Octavo; VG-/G+; blue spine with black text; revised edition; second printing; dust jacket exterior shows slight handling wear; mildly sunned spine; cloth exterior has very slight wear; tight binding; strong boards; text block has minimal wear; interior clean; illustrated; pp 103.
New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1952. First Edition. Quartos, Three Volumes; G+; Full green buckram, with gilt lettering to spine; Boards show moderate shelfwear overall, with light plus wear to corners and heads/tails of spines; Textblocks have light plus uneven age-toning to edges; Copiously illustrated; Illustrated endpapers; CONTENTS: Vol. I. (xii, 719 pages) -- Vol. II. (, pp. 721-1422) -- Vol. III. "Family and Personal Records" / (, 516 pages); RWO.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1976. Quarto; pp 276; VG-/VG-; blue, beige, red and yellow pictorial spine with black text; dust jacket exterior shows mild sun aging; otherwise exterior very good; cloth exterior has minimal wear; slight foxing to edges; mild lean to spine; text block exterior edges have light tone; interior clean; profusely illustrated.
New York: Routledge, 2015. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 612 pages; VG; full printed paper binding; spine black and red, with white lettering; mild shelf wear and scuffing; pages clean; 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, in bookcases next to 7's Ephemera section.
Harmondsworth: Penguin Books. Nine photos available; if you don't see all nine images due to image caps, please contact the seller for additional information. 12mo; 79 volumes; Good condition; Hardcover with DJ; Many volumes have DJ and while most have light shelfwear, they are clean and whole; Boards may have light wear to corners and spine caps, most are clean and strong; Text block for some volumes have name in ink on front endpapers, else volumes are generally clean and tight; Some vols. lack series number--numbers that do not appear on volumes are found in listing from “Private Library, vol. 10, #4, 1977”; CONTENTS: No. 1 (1939) British Birds on Lake, River and Stream / Phyllis Barclay-Smith — No. 2 (First published 1939, reprinted 1941) A Book of Roses / J. Ramsbottom — No. 3 (1941) A Book of Ships / Charles Mitchell — No. 4 (1940) Portraits of Christ / Ernst Kitzinger & Elizabeth Senior — No. 5 (1940) Caricature / E.H. Gombrich and E. Kris — No. 6 (1943) British Shells — No. 7 (1943) Fashions and Fashion Plates 1800-1900 / James Laver — No. 8 (1943) Elizabethan Miniatures /Carl Winter — No. 8 (First published 1943, reprinted 1952) Elizabethan Miniatures /Carl Winter — No. 9 (1943) The Microcosm of London / T. Rowlandson & A.C. Pugin, text by John Summerson — No. 9 (First published 1943, reprinted 1947) The Microcosm of London / T. Rowlandson & A.C. Pugin — No. 10 (1943; DJ from 1949 edition) The Bayeux Tapestry / Eric Maclagan — No. 10 (First published 1943, revised edition 1945, reprinted 1949) The Bayeux Tapestry / Eric Maclagan — No. 11 (1943) Fishes of Britain’s Rivers and Lakes / J.R. Norman — No. 12 (1943) The Poet’s Corner / Sir Max Beerbohm — No. 13 (1943) Edible Fungi / John Ramsbottom — No. 14 (1943) A Book of Lilies / Fred Stoker — No. 15 (1944) Seashore Life and Pattern / T.A. Stephenson — No. 16 (First published 1944, new edition 1947) Children as Artists / R.R. Tomlinson — No. 17 (1945) The Leaves of Southwell / Nikolaus Pevsner — No. 18 (1944) Some British Moths / Norman Riley — No. 19 (1946) Garden Birds / Phyllis Barcklay-Smith — No. 20 (1944) English Ballet / Janet Leeper — No. 21 (1945) Popular Art in Britain / Noel Carrington — No. 22 (1946) Heraldry in England / Anthony Wagner — No. 23 (1945) Poisonous Fungu / John Ramsbottom — No. 24 (1945) Birds of the Sea / R.M. Lockley — No. 25 (1946) Ur, the First Phases / Leonard Woolley — No. 26 (1946) A Book of Toys — Gwen White — No. 27 (1946) Flowers of Marsh and Stream / Iolo A. Williams — No. 28 (First published 1947, reprinted 1950) A Book of English Clocks / R.W. Symonds — No. 29 (1946) Flowers of the Woods / E.J. Salisbury — No. 30 (1947) A Selection of Engravings on Wood by Thomas Bewick / with a note on him by John Rayner — No. 31 (1947) English Book Illustration, 1800-1900 / Philip James — No. 32 (1946) A Christmas Carol in Prose : Being a Ghost Story of Christmas / Charles Dickens — No. 33 (1947) Russian Icons / David Talbot Rice — No. 34 (1947) The English Tradition in Design / John Gloag — No. 35 (1947) A Book of Spiders / W.S. Bristowe — No. 36 (1948) Ballooning / C.H. Gibbs-Smith — No. 37 (1947) Wild Flowers of the Chalk / John Gilmour — No. 38 (1947) Compliments of the Season / L.D. Ettlinger and R.G. Holloway — No. 39 (1948) Woodcuts for Albrecht Dürer / T.D. Barlow — No. 40 (1948) Edward Gordon Craig : Designs for the Theatre / Janet Leeper — No. 41 (1951) British Butterflies / E.B. Ford — No. 42 (1948) British Military Uniforms / James Laver — No. 43 (1948) A Prospect of Wales : a Series of Water-Colours / Kenneth Rowntree, essay by Gwyn Jones — No. 44 (1959) Tulipomania / Wilfrid Blunt — No. 45 (1948) Unknown Westminster Abbey — Lawrence E. Tanner — No. 46 (1948) Highland Dress / George F. Collie — No. 47 (1949) British Reptiles and Amphibia / Malcolm Smith — No. 48 (1949) A Book of Scripts / Alfred Fairbank — No. 49 (1948) Some British Beetles / Geoffrey Taylor — No. 50 (1948) Popular Art in the United States / Erwin O. Christensen — No. 51 (1949) Life in an English Village / sixteen lithographs by Edward Bawden, with an introductory essay by Noel Carrington — No. 52 (1950) The Isle of Wight / Barbara Jones — No. 53 (1950) Flowers of the Meadow / Geoffrey Grigson — No. 54 (1950) Greek Terracottas / T.B.L. Webster — No. 55 (1950) Romney Marsh / John Piper — No. 56 (1950) Early British Railways / Christian Barman — No. 57 (1950) A Book of Moses / Paul Richards — No. 58 (1951) A Book of Ducks / Phyllis Barclay-Smith — No. 59 (First published 1951, reprinted 1952) Ackermann’s Cambridge / Reginald R0ss Williamson — No. 60 (1951) The Crown Jewels / Oliver Warner — No. 61 (1951) An Atlas of Tudor England and Wales : Forty Plates from John Speed’s Pocket Atlas of 1627, Introduced and Described / E.G.R. Taylor — No. 62 (1953; number on series title page is 41, number on spine is 62) Medieval Carvings in Exeter Cathedral / C.J.P. Cave — No. 63 (1952) A Book of Greek Coins / Charles Seltman — No. 64 (1953) Magic Books from Mexico / introduction and notes on the plates by C.A. Burland — No. 65 (1952) Semi-Precious Stones / N. Wooster — No. 66 (1952) Birds of La Plata / with notes by W.H. Hudson — No. 67 (1952) Mountain Birds / R.A.H. Coombes — No. 68 (1953) Animals in Staffordshire Pottery / Bernard Rackham — No. 69 (1954) Ackermann’s Oxford : a Selection of Plates from Rudolph Ackermann’s “A History of the University of Oxford … 1814“ and James Ingram’s “Memorials of Oxford, 1837” / notes by H.M. Colvin — No. 70 (1953) The Diverting History of John Gilpin : Showing How He Went Farther Than He intended and Came Safe Home Again / William Cowper, with many illustrations by Ronald Searle — No. 71 (1954) Egyptian Paintings / Nina M. Davies — No. 72. (First published 1954, reprinted 1956) Misericords : Medieval Life in English Woodcarving / M.D. Anderson — No. 73 (1955) The Picture Book of Cricket / John Arlott — No. 74 (1955) Woodland Birds / Phyllis Barclay-Smith — No. 75 (1957) Monumental Brasses / James Mann — No. 76 (1959) The Sculpture of the Parthenon / P.E. Corbett + The Penguin Story MCMXXXV - MCMLVI (1956) 59 pages, illustrated (b&w, color). Oversized order. 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Portland: Thomas B. Mosher, 1906. 32mo; G-; Paperback; Spine, grey with black print; Cover has wear to spine caps and corners, oversized bottom edge bent with slight tears, slight tear to front top fore corner, creasing to spine; Text block has uncut endpapers, slight foxing to front endpapers, deckle edges, intermittent spine breaks, else clean and tight; vii, 87 pages. NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 2, in Netdesk office.
Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1974. Octavo; G-/G+; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, tan with black print; DJ has slight edgewear, toning to spine, else clean and bright; Boards in yellow cloth with black print, slight shelfwear, else clean and strong; Text block pp. 55-73 have underlining in ink with paperclip stain, else clean and tight; xxv, 284 pages, illustrated (b&w).
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1947. First edition. Octavo; 1st edition; G-/Fair-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, green with grey print; DJ has edgewear with small tears at spine ends and flap corners, tears to flap folds, three-inch closed tear to front, peripheral toning, shelfwear; Boards in black cloth, wear to spine caps and corners, light soiling, shelfwear; Text block has spotting to edges, moisture stain to bottom fore corner resulting in plates stuck together at that corner, light age-toning to paper, clean text; xvii, 522 pages, illustrated (b&w plates).
London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1971. Octavo; G/Fair+; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, black with white print; DJ in mylar, edgewear with small tears at spine ends and flap corners, small portion torn away from rear top edge; Boards in green cloth, light wear to spine caps and corners, else clean and strong; Text block has name stamp on front flyleaf, slight spotting to endpapers, else clean and tight; xiii, 274 pages, illustrated (chiefly b&w plates).
London: Chatto and Windus, 1881? Octavo; G-; Hardcover; Spine, green with gold print; Boards half bound with green leather to spine and corners and green cloth to boards, wear to spine caps, hinges and corners, tears to hinges, else mild shelfwear; Text block has gilt top edge, spotting to fore edge, slight occasional foxing, light age-toning to paper, original cloth spine and board cover tipped in at end of volume; 490 pages, frontispiece (color), illustrated (b&w with color plates).
New York: Limited Editions Club, 1980. Limited Edition, #275/2000. Octavo, 252 pages; VG; full blue cloth binding; spine with gilt lettering; in publisher's original VG glassine wrappers; housed in VG- gray paper slipcase; mild fading to slipcase; mild shelf wear and scuffing; upper edge dyed blue; Limited Editions Club monthly newsletter contains loose within; full-color photos; signed flat by Eisenstaedt at colophon; hand-numbered 275 at colophon; pages clean; shelved Limited Editions Club.
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1899. Octavo; 2 volumes; G-; Hardcover; Spines, brown with gold print, small label at bottom; Boards in brown cloth, wear to spine caps and corners, toning to spine, peripheral toning, else clean and strong; Text blocks have gilt top edge, uncut pages, light age-toning to paper, v. 1 has spine break at p. 258, v. 2 has spine break at p. 358; 2 vols. (xii, 461 pages ; vii, 478 pages), illustrated (b&w).
New York: American Agora Foundation, 2008. Octavo; 4 volumes in slipcase; VG; Paperback; Spines, white with various color print; Slipcase is in blue paper with white print on rear panel, clean and strong; Issue covers are clean and bright; Text blocks clean and tight; ISSN1935-7494; Quarterly volumes: Winter/Spring/Summer/Fall 2008; Vols. individually paged, illustrated (b&w, color).
Peking: Academia Sinica, 1954. Large Octavo; G+; pp 625; black spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth shows slight spotting to exterior; some rubbing to edges; sturdy boards; text block exterior edges have age toned modestly; mild toning toward edges to interior pages; previous owner's name to fep; illustrated; tight binding; text in English and German.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1928. Octavo; G; Hardcover; Spine, black with gold print; Boards in black cloth with gold print, wear to spine caps and corners, mottled fading front and rear, else clean and strong; Text block has tinted top edge, stains to front pastedown, spine break at p. 220, light amount of marginal notation in red and blue pencil; Inscribed to Clifton J. Furness (Whitman scholar) in ink by the editor on the front flyleaf; Penciled notes of interview with William Sloan Kennedy (friend of Whitman) regarding Burroughs on rear endpapers; xvii, 361 pages, frontispiece (port.).
Berlin: Springer, 2012. Octavo; Volume 2 only; G+; Hardcover; Spine, blue and grey with white and blue print; Boards in blue paper with white print, light wear to spine caps and corners, plastic film separating from paper at hinges, light shelfwear; Text block clean and tight; li, paged 626-1069, illustrated (b&w, color).
Berlin: Springer, 2012. Octavo; Volume 1 only; G+; Hardcover; Spine, blue and grey with white and blue print; Boards in blue paper with white print, light wear to spine caps and corners, plastic film separating from paper at hinges, light shelfwear; Text block clean and tight; li, 622 pages, illustrated (b&w, color).
New York: Rodale Inc., 2011. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 303 pages; VG/VG; spine two shades of blue, with green lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; mild shelf wear and soiling; price uncut '$32.50'; signed flat by Danson at title page; profusely illustrated with full color photos; pages clean; shelved below Front Counter.
New York: Printed for the author, 1896. Octavo; Fair+; Hardcover; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, wear to spine caps, edges, and corners, shelfwear/rubbing; Text block has bookplate on front pastedown, name in ink on front endpapers, bumped fore edge, cracked rear hinge, clean text; vii,176 pages, tables (b&w).
Washington DC: Island Press, 2006. Octavo; YG-/Softcover; two volume set; paperback covers of both books show slight shelfwear and edgewear, slight scuffing on front and back of covers, minor bending on corners, permanent marker on upper left-hand corner inside front cover of volume two, strong binding; text block in volume one entirely clean, text block in volume two has multiple pencil markings/underlining and various dog-eared pages throughout the first two-thirds of book, otherwise clean and still legible; pp. 372 vol. 1; pp. 360 vol. 2.
Edinburgh: Archibald Constable and Co., 1823. First Edition. Octavo, xliii, 471 pages; VG; Dark brown leather and banded spine with black label and gilt lettering; Rebound in half-leather with dark brown cloth boards; Textblock has moderate age-toning to deckled edges, light+ shelfwear to bottom edge, occasional light foxing to pages interiorly (more significant on fold-out maps; Includes two fold-out maps and two fold-out plates; The first fold-out map has two two-inch closed tears on the right edge; Original paper spine label tipped-in at back.
Sacramento: W.W. Shannon, 1910. Octavo; G; Hardcover; Spine, tan with black print; Boards in tan cloth, mild wear to spine caps and corners, slight warping, light shelfwear; Text block has bookplate on front pastedown, name in ink and small embossed stamp on front flyleaf, else clean and tight; xvi, 312 pages, frontispiece (folded map), illustrated (b&w, color folded maps).
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1902-1905. Large Paper Edition, #95/100. Octavos, 16 volumes; VG-; bound in three quarters green morocco, marbled boards, paneled spines with gilt titling; top edge gilt; some wear and rubbing, bumping to corners, spines toned and cracked; interiors clean; marbled endpapers; Large paper edition limited to 100 copies, of which these are #95/100; Fourteen of sixteen volumes only, lacking Salmon and Trout, by Dean Sage and others, 1904 and Photography for the Sporting Naturalist, by L.W. Brownell, 1904; Containing Bass, Pike, Perch, by J.A. Henshall, 1903; Big Game Fishes of the United States, by C.F. Holder, 1903; The Water-Fowl Family, by L.C. and L.B. Bishop and T.S. Van Dyke, 1903; The Deer Family, by Theodore Roosevelt, T.S. Van Dyke, D.G. Elliot and A.J. Stone, 1903; Lawn Tennis, by J.P. Paret, 1904; The Sporting Dog, by J.A. Graham, 1904; Upland Game Birds, by E. Sandys and T.S. Van Dyke, 1904; Trotting and Pacing Horse in America, by H. Busbey, 1904; Guns, Ammunition and Tackle, by Capt. A.W. Money, Horace Kephart, W.E. Carlin, A.L.A. Himmelwright, & J.H. Keene, 1904; American Yachting, by W.P. Stevens, 1904; Musk-Ox, Bison, Sheep and Goat, by Caspar Whitney and others, 1904; Rowing and Track Athletics, by S. Crowther, 1905; The American Thoroughbred, by C.E. Trevathan, 1905 - Rowing and Track Athletics, by S. Crowther, 1905; Riding. by E. L. Anderson & Driving: Hints on the History, Housing, Harnessing and Handling of the Horse by Price Collier, 1905; shelved above animals.
Tours: Mame et Cie. 1854. Quatrième édition. 12mo; 4th edition; G-; Hardcover; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold decorative print and small centered illustrated pastedown, bumps to spine caps, mild wear to corners, light shelfwear; Text block has bookplate on front pastedown along with prize dedication sheet laid in, front and rear hinges cracked at top and bottom, foxing throughout; Text in French; 236 pages, engraved frontispiece and title page.
Washington, D.C. Government Printing Office, 1897. First Edition. Quarto, xx, 881 pages; G; Black cloth spine with significantly faded gilt lettering; Boards show moderate bumping to corners (boards exposed), light+ wear to fore- and top-edges, moderate wear to bottom edges; significant fraying to cloth at head/tail of spine, fading to lettering on spine, and moderate+ soiling overall; Binding shaken, but all pages intact; Textblock has light age-toning to edges, light+ soiling to edges, and a small reference sticker on front paste-down; NOTE: Shelved in Room A.
London: F. Wingrave, 1791. 12mos, Seven volumes; G; Darkened green leather spines with small gilt lettering; Missing Vol. VII of an eight-volume set; Boards show moderate wear to corners (most significant on volumes I and III), light+ wear to head/tails of spines (moderate+ chipping on volumes II, III, and VI), significant darkening to originally green leather spine, light cracking to leather on spines (cracking to joints near head of spine on volume II), moderate wear to leather spines on volumes V, VI, and VIII, and light shelfwear and fading to covers overall; Textblock has light age-toning and minor foxing interiorly, and the ex libris of a former owner appears in volume VIII at pastedown, ex libri have been removed from the pastedowns of vols I, IV, V, and VI (leaving tears); CONTENTS: Vol. I. (contains one plate)(xvii, 374 pages, ) -- Vol. II. (contains four plates)(, 364 pages, ) -- Vol. III. (Contains 23 plates) (, 374 pages, ) -- Vol. IV. (Contains 38 plates) (, 328 pages) -- Vol. V. (Contains 10 plates) (, 357 pages) -- Vol. VI. (Contains 12 plates) (, 371 pages) -- Vol. VIII. (Contains three plates) (, 128 pages, ); NOTE: Shelved in Room A.
Paris: Chez Chevalier, 1819. Octavos, two volumes; G+; Early black glossy spine with faded gilt lettering and gilt graphic designs; Boards have moderate bumping and wear to corners, cracking to gloss finish along hinges of both volumes, moderate wear to applied gilt graphics and lettering, and light+ shelfwear overall; Textblocks have light shelfwear to bottom edges, light foxing to pages near beginning and end of each volume, and light age-toning overall; The ex libris of a former owner appears on the front paste-down of each volume; Illustrated; Volumes III and IV only; CONTENTS: Vol. III. Contains 32 fold-out plates (including frontispiece) / (iii, 264 pages, ) -- Vol. IV. Contains 31 fold-out plates (including frontispiece) / (, 263 pages, ); NOTE: Shelved in Room A.
New York: Published by the Author, 1867. Third edition. 12mo; 3rd edition; Fair+; Hardcover; Spine, black with gold print; Boards in black cloth, slight wear to spine head, slight shelfwear, else clean and strong; Text block has spotting to edges, bookplate on front pastedown, tanning to endpapers, foxing to frontispiece, intermittent spine breaks, age-toning to paper; 505 pages, frontispiece (port.), illustrated (b&w and color plates) + small pamphlet laid in: Gems / edited by the Taillerie de Royat (23 pages, marginal pencil checks).
Rapid City: Fenske Printing, 1985. Octavo; First printing; VG-/G+; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, white and black with white and black print; DJ has light edgewear, else clean and bright; Boards in black cloth with gold print, slight wear to spine tail else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Signed in ink by the author on the front flyleaf; v, 194 pages, illustrated (b&w plates).
Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1987. First Edition Thus, First Printing. Octavo, xxii pages, 178 pages, 552 pages; VG-/VG-; spine white, with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; mild shelf wear and soiling; upper and outer edges of back jacket flap soiled; mild soiling to upper and fore-edges of textblock; contains black and white photograph facsimile of original documents; pages clean; shelved below Front Counter.
New York: Longmans, Green and Co., 1928. First Edition. Tall octavo, xiv, 355 pages; G+; Light brown cloth spine with dark brown leather label and faded yellow lettering; Boards show light bumping to head/tail of spine, light wear to corners and edges, moderate soiling overall, and moderate wear to spine label; Textblock has light+ age-toning and several instances of faint soiling to edges, and light shelfwear to bottom edge; Illustrated (b/w photographs and drawings); NOTE: Shelved in Room A.
San Francisco: John H. Carmany And Company, 1874. First Edition, Later Printing. Quarto, 319 page, v; G; Brown cloth spine with gilt lettering; Rebacked with original spine preserved; Boards have light+ wear to top and bottom beveled edges, moderate+ wear (boards exposed) along fore-edge of front cover, moderate shelfwear and light soiling overall, light bumping to head/tail of spine, slight warping to back board, and a two-inch in diameter instance of water damage to back cover; Spine is slightly cocked; Textblock has moderate age-toning and foxing to edge, moderate foxing and light age-toning interiorly overall, and moderate shelfwear to bottom edge; Occasional pencil emendations from a previous owner appear throughout the text; All original 27 b/w plates present; NOTE: Shelved in Room A.
Boston: C.C. Little and Jas. Brown and Hovey & Co., -1856. Quartos, 2 volumes; VG; bound in three quarters green polished calf, marbled boards, paneled spines with gilt titling; some wear and rubbing; Titles with wood-engraved vignettes, lithographic portrait frontispieces of Hovey and William Sharp, 96 chromolithographic plates by William Sharp & Son, numerous woodcut illustrations; most tissue-guards lacking, causing some offsetting; some foxing throughout; Bound by E. Lycett, with their blind-embossed stamp to the first three endpapers of volume 1, first two endpapers of volume 2; with subscriber's list in volume 1; shelved case 3.
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1968. First edition. Octavo; 1st edition; G/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, tan with brown and black print; DJ has slight tears at spine ends and flap corners, toning to spine, wear to flap folds, front flap clipped at bottom; Boards in orange paper with brown print, mild wear to spine caps and corners, else clean and strong; Text block has inscription in ink on front flyleaf, else clean and tight; Signed in ink by the author on the title page; 183 pages, illustrated (b&w).
New York: The Viking Press, Inc., 1961. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/G-; green spine with off-white text; first edition; dust jacket exterior shows moderate rubbing wear; small chips to corners; some rubbing wear to joints; cloth exterior has only slight wear; sturdy boards; exterior edges to textblock have light tone; pictorial endpapers; interior clean; illustrated; pp 230.