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Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1974. Foreword by Wallace Stegner. Illustrated with 115 extended range photolithographic plates. Oblong folio, two-toned cloth, d.w., cracked board slipcase. Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1974. First printing. A fine copy in a near fine dust wrapper and poor box.
New York: Brooklyn Museum, 1990. Illustrated, mostly in color. 327 pages. Tall 4to, stiff glossy pictorial wrappers. New York: The Brooklyn Museum in association with Hudson Hills Press, (1990). First softcover edition. Gift inscription, possibly from the author, otherwise a fine copy. With a contribution by Helena E. Wright. Published on the occasion of the exhibition of the same title, organized by the Brooklyn Museum in association with the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
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.
New York: Viking, 1967. Essays, poems and journals edited by Milton Wilson. 56 pages in full color, 144 pages in black and white photogravure, 10 maps and line drawings. 324 pages. Folio, gilt-lettered black cloth. New York: Viking Press, (1967). First edition. Small gift inscription on title page and cloth is a bit dusty, else a very good(+) copy.
Leipzig: Hermann Costenoble, 1861. With 16 plates by Emil Rittmeyer. Extra illustrated title page. 441pp., 8vo, finely bound in blue diced calf with gilt pictorial decorations, dentelles, marbled edges and endpapers (contemporary ink inscription on flyleaf; scattered foxing). Leipzig: Hermann Costenoble, 1861. Near Fine.
Newcastle: 1811. 225 copper engraved figures of quadrupeds, 111 vignettes. Small 8vo. x, 525, 1 pages. Early rebinding in 3/4 brown morocco, all edges gilt. Newcastle: Edward Walker, 1811. Sixth Edition. Binding is well worn with joints and hinges reinforced, corner removed from fly leaf. Overall still about very good. Thomas Bewick (1753-1828) English wood-engraver and natural history author. 302 descriptions of quadrupeds, including animals from Adive to Zorilla. It is particularly thorough on some of the domestic animals...