Self published, 1913, Hardcover (Half Leather), Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No, First, Signed by Author
EDWARD SEYMOUR WILDE. The Civic Ancestry of New York -- City and State, New York: self-published, 1913. Quarto, No. 35 of an edition of 210, pp. 79, plus numerous illustrate plates, 2 in color, gray paper-covered boards quarter-bound in brown morocco with a leather label on the spine, signed on the limitation page by Wilde. Former copy of the Netherlands Information Bureau with the agency's bookplate and rubber stamp. A deep dive into New York's Dutch heritage as shown in signets, medals, seals, blazons etc. Condition of this book: Leather perished at spine ends, label blemished, extremities rubbed -- covers generally battered but all good and sound. Leaves age-toned. Size: Quarto. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Antiques & Collectibles; United States; 1900-1920; History. Signed by Author. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 54621.