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A 19th century volume that features detailed images of the various flora of the Rocky Mountains. Interior is gently toned and free of intentional marks. Firmly bound in gilt decorated cloth that shows significant wear to all areas, including covers and edges. The spine features color design with gilt lettering and rough ends. Used. BUY WITH CONFIDENCE: Please see detailed condition and more photos in description.

Wild Flowers of the Rocky Mountains

by Emma Homan Thayer

Originally published as Wild Flowers of Colorado, Thayer's text is accompanied by vibrant reproductions of her "original watercolor sketches drawn from nature." 54 pages. 9.75" by 12.5". 

Published by Cassell & Company. New York, NY. 1887. 

Hardback is overall in VERY GOOD condition.

  • Cloth boards with beveled edges feature color illustration with gilt on front and tooled design to rear. 
  • Boards are darkened and scuffed with edgewear, most notably along the bottom edge where the boards are exposed. Rear cover also has prominent white marks. 
  • Binding is firm.
  • There is a gutter gap between signatures between rear feps
  • Corners are scuffed with exposed boards. 
  • Spine has gilt lettering and color design with crushed and damaged ends. 
  • Illustrated endpapers are free of intentional marks.
  • Frontispiece is present with light toning, and intact tissue guard which is toned and shadowed. 
  • Includes all illustration plates and tissue guards, gently toned, with shadows on facing tissue. Please see photos. 
  • Interior is age-toned, with legible text with fading in places.
  • Inside pages are free of writing and intentional marks.
  • All edges gilt. 
  • Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
  • JS20171007

AS IS! Please see photos. More photos available upon request.

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Binding: Hardcover
Original/Facsimile: Original
Special Attributes: 1st Edition
Region: North America
Language: English
Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
Subject: Illustrated
Topic: Botany
Publisher: Cassell & Company
Place of Publication: New York NY
Year Printed: 1887
Author: Emma Homan Thayer
Illustrator: Emma Homan Thayer
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