Sign In | Register
Adventure on Red River: Report on the Exploration of the Headwaters of the Red River by Captain Randolph B. Marcy and Captain G. B. McClellan by  ed Grant Foreman - Hardcover - Second Printing - 1968 - from Uncommon Works, IOBA and Biblio.com

Adventure on Red River: Report on the Exploration of the Headwaters of the Red River by Captain Randolph B. Marcy and Captain G. B. McClellan

by Grant Foreman, ed

Condition: Very good/very good


Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1968. Second Printing. Cloth. Very good/very good. A very good second printing in a custom leather book jacket with title stamped on spine. Would be fine except that leather jacket offset onto first and last free end papers. In original very good, price clipped dust jacket, sunning to spine of dust jacket. Offset of leather to dust jacket flaps. Dust jacket now protected in a clear, removable, archival cover. Binding is sturdy, tight and square. Red cloth with white title label on spine. From the private library of Larry Southwick, collector's marginalia pencilled near front hinge. xxxi, 199 pp. including index. Duodecimo, 5 x 7 3/4 inches tall.


Reviews

Review this book (Want a chance to win $50? Log-in or create an account first!) (You'll be automatically entered for a chance to win $50!)




Glossary

Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:
tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use....[more]
hinge
The portion of the book closest to the spine that allows the book to be opened and closed....[more]
marginalia
Marginalia, in brief, are notes written in the margins, or beside the text of a book by a previous owner.  This is very dif...[more]
flap(s)
The portion of a book cover or cover jacket that folds into the book from front to back.  The flap can contain biographical...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf. A...[more]
offset
A technique of printing where the inked image or text is transferred from a plate to a rubber blanket, and finally to surface o...[more]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps aro...[more]
price clipped
When a book is described as price-clipped, it indicates that the portion of the dust jacket flap that has the publisher's sugges...[more]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers.The cloth is stretched ove...[more]
fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the crispne...[more]

$20.00

$3.99 shipping to USA

More shipping options >




Bayntun-Rivière Bindery

Learn about Bayntun-Rivière Binders

Are you enchanted by books clad in fine bindings? This is the gallery for you to peruse! Learn more about Bayntun, Rivière & Sons, and their combined work as Bayntun-Rivière. 

2018: Uncommonly Good Books Sold this year

Another year in the books...

...and 2018 seemed to last far longer than a mere twelve months. Despite the rollicking ride of our current social, economic and political climate, the rare and collectible book trade seems to be booming. Here are some of the most interesting books sold by Biblio booksellers in 2018:


Trustpilot