Paris: Bureau de la Societe des Publications Illustrees, 1839. 6 volumes. Frontispiece portrait in first volume and small vignettes on all title pages. Profusely illustrated with 121 fine hand-colored plates and maps, tissue guards (Scattered foxing and some age-browning). Short 4to, attractively bound in contemporary brown leather-backed boards with gilt-decorated spines (evenly faded to tan); marbled endpapers. Paris: Bureau de la Societe des Publications Illustrees, 1839. Text in French. A very good(+) set.
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1904. 23 volumes. Frontispiece portrait, numerous illustrations in color and black and white on Japan vellum with tissue guards. Short 8vos, beautifully bound in 3/4 green morocco with elaborate gilt-decorated floral designs on spine, top edges gilt. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1904-1923. Fine. The Riverby edition. Signed by Burroughs on the title page of volume 1. Volumes 18-23 are similarly bound, but in light brown leather. Volume 18 is additionally inscribed by Burroughs on the flyleaf.
Baltimore: F. Lucas. The text is interspersed with blank sheets of colored paper, possibly for owner's notations or where plates were to have been inserted (clearly nothing has been removed). Small 4to, contemporary 3/4 leather (edges well-rubbed but sound; some light foxing). Baltimore: F. Lucas, no date . Errata slip for second edition is laid-in and with a very neat owner's inscription dated 1830. A charming dictionary of flowers as mentioned in poetry and literature of the past.
New York: Viking, 1981. Color and black and white plates. 180pp. Large 4to, green cloth, in board slipcase with color pictorial label (case just a bit edgeworn). N.Y. & Washington, DC: National Park Foundation and Viking Press, 1981. First Edition. Fine. Signed by Ketchum and with an additional signed gift card tipped-in. National parks in the work of America's greatest nature photographers, including Wm. Henry Jackson, Eadweard Muybrige, Edw. Weston, Ansel Adams, Eliot Porter, Minor White, and others.
Paris: Chez Panckoucke, 1764. 2 volumes in one, with separate pagination. 192, ; 117 pages. 12mo, handsomely bound in contemporary red calf with ornate gilt borders; spine sunned and leather chipped at foot. Paris: Chez Panckoucke, no date (circa 1765). An early edition of Beaurieu's most successful work -- an educational novel describing a return to nature. "This novel is modeled closely on Rousseau's Emile (1762), so much so that some later editions were attributed to Rousseau himself. Rousseau had...