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CAPE COD

By: [ARMSTRONG, MARGARET (binding design); JOHNSON, CLIFTON (illustrations)]; THOREAU, HENRY DAVID

Price: $325.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell Co.: 1908

Edition: First

Seller ID: 2414

Condition: Very good +


8vo (6" x 8½"). pp. 319. Signed Margaret Armstrong binding design of interwoven rows of cranberries in red and two tones of textured gold. Spine design and titles reflect those of the cover; t.e.g.Includes frontis. and 32 full page photogravure illustrations after photographs by Clifton Johnson.Thoreau's chronicle of his excursion along this stretch of Massachusetts coastline in which he reflects on the complex relationship between sea and shore.Considered one of the great photographic interpreters of Thoreau, Johnson viewed photography in similar terms to painting and... View more info

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THE KINDRED OF THE WILD

By: [SACKER, AMY (binding design); BULL, CHARLES LIVINGSTON (illustrations)]; ROBERTS, CHARLES D.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Boston, L. C. Page and Company: 1902

Edition: First

Seller ID: 2477

Condition: Fine


8vo (5 ” x 8¼”). pp. 374. Signed Amy Sacker binding design in two tones of textured gold, black and cerulean on olive green cloth; the rear board has a square vignette of conifer branches at the lower left stamped in blind; top edge olive; Includes frontis. and 50 additional black and white full page illustrations by Charles Livingston Bull.The author presents thirteen stories of the wilderness from the standpoint of the bear, the eagle, the red fox, the lynx, the moose and the panther.An outstanding copy of this Sacker masterwork which "achieves a sense of depth and drama... View more info

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MORNING FACE

By: [Unidentified (binding design)]; Stratton-Porter, Gene

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday, Page & Company: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1248

Condition: Very good +


4to (8¼” x 10¼"). pp. 127. Unsigned binding design in blue and two tones of textured gold on turquoise cloth of birds flying across a marsh as the sun rises. Includes 1 color plate and 80 black and white illustrations after photographs by the author. A book of nature lore written for children. A striking and evocative binding design whose textured gold bird motifs seemingly take flight in the light. Scarce in this condition. MacLean 234. View more info