By: Leistikow, Klaus Ulrich and Hough, Romeyn B.
Edition: First Thus, Special Boxed Edition
Seller ID: 2571
Binding: Hardcover in Wooden Box
Condition: As New
864pgs. Fine/As New condition hardcover in original shrinkwrap, enclosed in accompanying wooden box with sliding front panel and original outer cardboard box. A selective compilation of "The American Woods" 1888-1913 which was originally published with actual specimens on cardboard stock.. This edition is illustrated by strikingly detailed photos of the original wood specimen veneers, as well as lithographs by Charles Sprague. The wood of each of 350 species of American trees, some now extinct, is presented in three views: transverse cross-section, radial quarters-awn and tangential f... View More...