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London: George Rainbird, 1955. 2 volumes, complete. Each volume with 8 handsomely printed full-page color plates by Charles Raymond. 52 and 47 pages. Slim folios, boards with paper cover labels, pictorial dustwrappers, prices un-clipped. London: George Rainbird, 1955 & 1957. Limited first editions. Fine in near fine dust wrapper. Limited editions 429/2160 and 839/2160.
London: Kegan Paul, 1879. Frontispiece by Walter Crane. Blue-green silk cloth, pictorially stamped in gilt, brown endpapers: (minor binding wear, inner hinges starting). London: Kegan Paul, 1879. First Edition. Stevenson's first published work. 1881 ownership signature, and two later bookplates, one of them the ex libris of Carroll Atwood Wilson. In a cloth clam-shell case.
Boston: Bibliophile Society, 1909. Frontispieces and numerous tipped-in photographic illustrations by Gleason along with other facsimile illustrations, lettered tissue guards, the title-pages to Volumes I and II are in multiple states, one engraved and one etched. 2 volumes, xxxii, 208; 263 pages, tall thick 8vo, publishers original 3/4 vellum, gilt-lettered spine, brown cloth. Boston: The Bibliophile Society, 1909. Excellent condition. Limited Edition, one of 461 copies on Holland Handmade paper.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1950. Introduction by Dody. 81 pages. Slim square folio, black printed boards, spiral-bound with white plastic rings (just a bit of wear to corners, mostly on rear; small faint dampstain in gutter of title and text pages but plates are clean). Yosemite National Park: Virginia Adams & Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1950. First edition. Bookplate inside front cover and matching ownership information written on endpaper, still a very good(+) copy. The photographs are beautifully printed on glossy Kromekote...
New York: Aperture, 1969. Numerous beautiful b/w photographs by White, who was the editor of Aperture from 1952 to 1975. 242 pages. Square 4to, blue cloth (rubbed at the extremities), d.w. (edgeworn and faded at spine). New York: Aperture, (1969). First edition. A very good(+) copy in a very good(-) dust wrapper. White's first monograph.
London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1846. 30 fine engraved plates with original hand coloring (very occasional spotting). Tall slim folio, brown calf backed original publisher's brown cloth, decorated in blind stamping and lettered in gilt (extremities rubbed). London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1846. First Edition. Very good (+). The plates include: "The Rainbow"; "The Aurora Borealis"; "The Geysers; or Boiling Springs of Iceland"; "Water Spouts"; "Glaciers"; "Icebergs"; "Caverns"; "Fingal's Cave"; "The Falls of Niagara"; "The Prairie on Fire";...
London: Thomas Nelson, 1857. Engraved title vignette, numerous charming engravings of animals throughout (5pp. of illustrations with 5 vignettes per page), gilt-bordered pages, 11pp., slim folio, tinted pictorial cloth-backed bds., tissue guards; (spine worn, corners and edges bumped, some light foxing). London: Thomas Nelson, 1857. Scarce. Very good (+). Includes a paragraph of descriptive "adventure" text for each illustration, topics ranging from Caffirs and Buffalo Hunting to Russian Travellers Attacked by Wolves and Escape from a Shark.
London: George Virtue, 1840. 2 volumes. Engraved frontispiece portrait, and extra illustrated title page. Illustrated with 122 tissue protected plates (including the map and the title pages) from drawings by W.H. Bartlett, engraved in the first style of the art by R. Wallis, J. Cousen, Willmore, et al. 4to. Handsomely bound in contemporary brown polished calf; blind-stamped panels and gilt-stamped spines with black leather labels; marbled endpapers and page edges (leather is rubbed but sound and attractive; one plate loose;...
London: Knapton, 1738. Frontispiece portrait, engraved by Vertue; several other engraved head/tailpieces & decorative initials throughout. xv, 219, pp. Short 4to, attractively rebound in recent 1/2 brown calf with raised bands and burgundy leather label. London: John and Paul Knapton, 1738. Sixth edition. Fine. Two bookplates inside cover; light foxing on first and last several pages, otherwise a clean copy in near fine condition.