New York and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1898. Colorado Edition. Leather bound. 339pp; 237pp. Quarto [26.5 cm] in full bright brown calf with gilt-stamped brown morocco spine lables and gilt-stamped front and back cover devices (including central images of a beaver ringed by a necklace of teeth or claws). Top edges gilt, deckle edges, elaborate endpapers with subtle metallic striping, gilt ruling on turn-ins, decorative title page in red and gold gilt, fanciful gilt borders on every page of text; tipped-in B&W illustrations on fine Japan paper with onionskin protectors. Light scratching and wear to leather, previous owner's bookplate on front pastedowns; occasional light smudges, toning from ribon page markers to a couple of pages, else interiors are clean and bright. Map at the rear of Volume 2 crisp and unworn. Near fine. Item #55704
The exquisite Colorado Edition. Handnumbered 12 of an edition limited to 100 copies. A beautiful and novel edition of this work.