Detroit, MI: Herold Press, 1904. First Edition. Hardcover. Quarto (4to). Very good condition. Item #018047
91 pages of text. Original full polished calf binding with gilt decorated front cover; lightly to moderately rubbed on spine and extremities, with several small spots of slight staining to the covers. Beautifully illustrated with twelve tipped-in color photographs by Henry W. Jackson, and numerous in-text black-and-white reproductions. Signed and inscribed by the author on a front endpaper "Adolph George von Carl E. Schmidt Juli 1914." Minor offsetting to pages facing the color photographs. Minor fraying to the red silk endpapers, and minor cracking to the inner hinges. Top edge gilt (t.e.g.) with other edges uncut. The text is clean and unmarked. First edition, "for private circulation only."