Three Kingdoms of Indo-China - Signed with Bookplate of Henry Field (Field Museum)

By: Harold J. Coolidge, Jr. and Theodore Roosevelt, Jr

Price: $125.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, lacks dust jacket, black cloth with lightly worn gilt cover and spine titles, 15 by 22.5 cm, map endpapers, frontis, 331 pp. 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. Light foxing to the first few pages and very light, even yellowing throughout. 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) for 56 years, starting in 1908. He 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.

Title: Three Kingdoms of Indo-China - Signed with Bookplate of Henry Field (Field Museum)

Author Name: Harold J. Coolidge, Jr. and Theodore Roosevelt, Jr

Categories: Bookplates (Ex Libris), Natural History,

Edition: First edition

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell Company Publishers: 1933

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 341

Keywords: Bookplates (Ex Libris), Exploration