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Philadelphia: American Phiosophica Society, 1961. Illustrated. Printed i double column, 4to, pictorial cloth. Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 1961. Very good (+). Includes a documented biography and transcription of the artist- naturalist's records of the scientific expeditions to the American West, Antarctica, and the South Pacific, notes, bibliog, & index. 77 illustrations showing his paintings & drawings. Previous owners inscription on the half-title.
Cambridge: Hilliard and Brown, 1828. xii, 325pp. 8vo, original 1/2 brown cloth and brown boards with original paper label, front cover detached, spine worn, edges of boards worn, scattered light foxing, margins uncut, cloth and boards lightly soiled. Cambridge: Hilliard and Brown, 1828. First Edition. John Ledyard, an American marine, sailed with Captain James Cook on Cook's third Voyage. "At Nootka Sound, which was reached in March, 1778, he (Ledyard) began to picture the vast possibilities of the northwestern fur.....
London: James Ridgway, 1827. Illustrated with 56 hand-colored plates. One corner of title page skillfully repaired with no loss of text, alphabetical holograph index bound in. Slim 8vo, 1/2 green morocco, decoratively gilt spine. London: James Ridgway, 1827-1828. A fine clean copy. One the most attractive of Australian botanical books and the first to use live specimens for illustration instead of dried plants or field sketches. Nissen 1924.