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New York: Viking, 1965. Text and photos by Beard. Illustrated with many handsomely printed photogravure plates and figures, along with some others in color. 256 pages. 4to, gilt-lettered gray cloth, pictorial d.w. (price-clipped, and with one chip at foot and several tiny tears at edges. New York: Viking Press, (1965). First American edition of the author's first photo book. A fine copy in a very good(+) dust wrapper.
Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1975. Introduction by Joshua C. Taylor. Illustrations and brief biographies of 53 major artists. Square 4to, light green cloth, d.w. Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, (1975). First Edition. Prepared in conjunction with an exhibition bearing the same title.
1820. 1 page, 5 x 4.5 inches, no place, no date, circa 1820 -- a conclusion of a handwritten letter with a postscript (but complete in itself), in full: "Yours Truly, H. Brougham. You had better make your corrections of the proportion on a separate paper." Boldly signed and in near fine condition. British statesman and Lord Chancellor. He also designed the One Horse Brougham.