Lot 278: Alexander Wilson The Foresters Bird & Bull
3rd November 2016
Author: Wilson, Alexander; Title: The Foresters: A poetic account of a walking journey to the Falls of Niagara in the Autumn of 1804 with wood engravings by Wesley W. Bates; Place Published: Newton, Pennsylvania; Publisher: Bird & Bull Press; Date Published: 2000; Description: Illustrations from wood engravings by Wesley W. Bates. (8vo) brown morocco-backed green cloth, author's facsimile signature in gilt on front, green morocco spine label, slipcase. No. 143 of 150 copies.A reprint of the famed ornithologist's poem, first published serially in 1809-10 and in book form in 1818. Beautifully illustrated with Bates's wood engravings. Prospectus laid in.Lots sold without reserve are sold “As Is” and are not returnable under any circumstances. The minimum shipping and handling per invoice is $20 for shipments to the US and $30 for shipments outside the US, please consider this when determining your bid amount. Condition: Slight wear to slipcase and leather; near fine.
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