5 December 2008
JEFFERSON, Thomas (1743-1826). Thomas Jefferson Architect: Original Designs in the Collection of Thomas Jefferson Coolidge, Junior. With an essay and notes by Fiske Kimball. Boston: The Riverside Press, 1916.
2o (455 x 310 mm). Frontispiece and numerous plates. Original half brown cloth, paper boards, printed paper label on the spine, fore- and lower edges uncut (slightly rubbed, signature and bookplates removed from front paste-downs).
FIRST EDITION, LIMITED ISSUE, one of 350 copies.
[With:] GARRETT, Wendell D. Monticello and the Legacy of Thomas Jefferson. New York: Thornwillow Press, 1994-1995. 2 volumes, 2o. Etched frontispiece portrait of Jefferson and 15 etched plates; an additional suite of the 16 plates loose as issued in cloth backed paper boards portfolio; original half brown morocco gilt. Publisher's black cloth folding box. FIRST EDITION, LIMITED ISSUE, number 41 of 50 numbered copies of the portfolio and number 46 of 250 numbered copies of the volume edition. (3)
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