RMABA Rocky Mountain Book and Paper Fair

Featured items that Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc. plans to bring to RMBPF 2013.
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Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc.
Charles and Sandy Parkhurst; Matthew Parkhurst
P.O. Box 10850 Prescott AZ 86304
First Editions, Literature,, Americana, Science
Booth Number: 16

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Audubon, John J. & Bachman, John. Quadrupeds of North America. New York: V. G. Audubon, 1849-51-54. First octavo edition, with all 31 original wrappers present, and bound into 3 volumes. All 155 hand-colored plates are present, as issued. The plates are all bright and fresh. Bound in contemporary 3/4 brown morocco over maroon cloth, raised bands on spine, gilt lettering; beveled edges, marbled edges and end papers. Light wear to bindings. In 2011, an unbound set in original wrappers, sold for more than sixty thousand dollars.
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Bleak House. Charles Dickens. London; Bradbury & Evans, Mar. 1852-Sept. 1853

In the original monthly parts, 20 parts in 19, bound in the original blue-green printed wrappers. All wrappers are correct. Octavo. An outstanding set, having all the ads and slips called for by Hatton & Cleaver, except for the now rare "Grace Aguilar's Works" slip in part XVI. Most spines are expertly and almost invisibly renewed. Housed in a custom tan quarter-leather slipcase.

Genre: 19th century literature

Price: $6,000.00

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