The Writings of John Burroughs(144 views)
Description: Autograph edition, number 43 of 750 copies signed by Burroughs. Beautifully bound in publisher's morocco. Complete 23-volume set, profusely illustrated with engraved or photogravure frontispieces and other illustrations throughout on Japan paper. Note: A manuscript leaf is tipped in at the beginning of Volume I, but appears to be from Lady Rose's Daughter by Mrs. Humphrey Ward and not from John Burroughs' writings. Provenance: The George M. Pflaumer (Christie's 1997). Octavo, publisher's three-quarter morocco, gilt decorated spines with floral patterns, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt; text partially unopened. A few volumes with light rubbing to leather. An exquisite set.
Artist or Maker: BURROUGHS, JOHN