Harold J. Coolidge, Jr. and Theodore Roosevelt, Jr
Title Three Kingdoms of Indo-China - Signed with Bookplate of Henry Field (Field Museum)
Book Condition Very Good
Edition First edition
Publisher New York Thomas Y. Crowell Company Publishers 1933
Seller ID 341
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company Publishers, 1933. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Harold J. Coolidge, Jr. and Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. (when Governor-General of the Philippine Islands). Three Kingdoms of Indo-China. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company Publishers, 1933, first edition. Hardcover, no dust jacket, 6 1/8 by 8 5/8-inches, 331 pp. Black cloth with lightly worn gilt cover and spine titles. This copy is inscribed and signed by Coolidge on the half-title page: "March 1, 1933. Stanley Field; Who made this expedition possible with the deep love and gratitude of the authors. Harold J. Coolidge Jr." Stanley Field, whose bookplate also appears on the front pastedown, was the nephew of Marshall Field, the Chicago retailer, and served as president of the Field Museum of Natural History (Chicago) from 1909 to 1964 and was a patron of many expeditions, including this one. The Stanley Field Hall, the museum's great hall, was named in honor of Field for his service to the institution. The book has light wear and spotting to the cloth, minor wear to the corners, and a ¾-inch split in the cloth only at the foot of the rear hinge. Slight cocking to the spine. There is a previous owner's name in pen on the top edge of the front pastedown (no other writing or marks). Light foxing to the first few pages and very light, even yellowing throughout. The spine is stable with all pages intact. NOT ex-library. We ship our books in boxes or cardboard wraps, never in bags. Bay Leaf Books (Member IOBA) is an open shop located in Sand Lake, Michigan, with 15 years of experience offering fine books for discriminating readers. First Edition.