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New York: A.S. Barnes, 1965. 6 color plates and many black & white illustrations. Short 4to, pictorial white cloth, worn at the extremes of spine; d.w. (worn at the extremes and slightly toned). New York: A.S. Barnes, (1965). First Edition. A very good(+) copy in a very good dust wrapper Authors presentation on the flyleaf.
Philadelphia: Carey, Matthew. Map. Engraving with outline hand coloring. Images measures 17.25 x 13.75 inches. Page measures 21.5 x 17.25 inches. This elegant map of Brazil emphasizes the region's terrain and rivers as they fill the space encompassed by the eastern coast. A simple, hand-colored yellow line highlights the point where land meets sea, creating a visual rhythm that complements the stylized hachures indicating elevation. Important rivers, ports, cities, and surrounding states are labeled. The map appeared in Carey's "General.....
New York: Rizzoli, 2013. Foreword by Paige Rense. Profusely illustrated in color. 431 pages, large thick 4to, pictorial and decorative boards, blue leatherette spine with gilt stamping, slightly cocked. New York: Rizzoli, (2013). First edition. A near fine. Long inscription with a blue marker on the title page.
Chicago: Rand McNally & Co., 1895. Map. Lithograph. Image measures 26 x 19 inches. Page measures 29 x 21.75 inches. This map of Brazil demonstrates the technological advances achieved in cartography by the late 19th century. By pairing large scale and small detail, it is able to provide a wealth of information about the country's political and topographical landscape. Rivers are drawn with every tributary, marshes are distinguished with texture, and the relief of mountains is shown with intricate hachures.....
Philadelphia: Carey & Lea, 1826. Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 11 5/8" x 11 1/4". Image and text measure 16 5/8" x 20 3/4" Includes information pertaining to history, climate and culture. From "A Complete Historical, Chronological, and Geographical American Atlas..." of 1826.
London: George Bell, 1851. 52 plates, 5 hand-colored, 2 folding. One folding map. 314 pages. 8vo, rebound in modern burgundy cloth, leather label. London: George Bell, 1851. A solid but good only copy with some tears at page edges, some penciling, and several plates badly stained in gutter from old cellotape. Papers dealing with archaeological remains of Roman and Anglo- Saxon south Britain, as well as medieval art and numismatics.
Gottingen: Steidl Verlag, 2002. Hundreds of fabulous photographic illustrations in color & in black and white, beautifully printed and designed. Thick tall square 4to, 408 pages, pictorial black cloth, d.w., orange board slipcase with large but light water stains on back edge, bottom and spine. Gottingen: Steidl Verlag, 2002. First Edition. Scarce. A fine copy in a fine acetate dust wrapper and a sturdy but very good(-) slipcase. A look at this former model and important creative director of Vogue.....
New York: Abrams, 2005. Beautifully illustrated with Avedon's large full-page photographs, including 125 in tritone & 10 in color. 248pp with Hollander's short essay at rear. Tall thick 4to, white cloth, d.w. New York: Abrams & The Richard Avedon Foundation, (2005). First edition. A fine copy in a fine dust wrapper.