[BINDINGS]. BURROUGHS, John (1837-1921). Writings. Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1904-1922.
23 volumes, 8vo., titles printed in green and black, color frontispieces, numerous plates. Original half blue morocco gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut, stamp-signed by the Riverside Press bindery (a little rubbing and wear to spine ends and extremities, some minor toning to boards). LIMITED EDITION, number 273 of 750 copies of the "Autograph Edition" SIGNED BY BURROUGHS and the publisher. [Bound in:] Autograph letter signed ("John Burroughs") to his publisher. West Park, New York, 16 July 1896, 1 p., 8vo, with Houghton Mifflin and Co. received stamp dated 17 July 1896. window mounted and bound in volume one. Burroughs writes his publisher regarding illustration selection for an upcoming work. "I should like to see two portraits of Whitman in the book "“ one early & one late one. For vignette I will send you a photo of his tomb & of his birth-place."
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