Monticello and the Legacy of Thomas Jefferson (with separate engraving)

New York: Thornwillow Press, 1995. First Edition Limited to 250 copies, this being No. 173. SIGNED by the Wendell D. Garrett and William L. Beiswager. Folio. 131, [4] pp. Frontispiece portrait, 15 architectural plates engraved in copper with tissue guards. With separate single engraving (XXXVI:L) titled 'Monticello: West Elevation'. Original prospectus laid in. Three-quarter brown leather over handmade paper covered boards; presented in a lined traycase. A fine copy; a handsome publication. Item #19618

The prospectus bills this as "the first truly comprehensive architectural study of Monticello," with drawings done under the Historic American Buildings Survey. The text offers a two-part exploration of Jefferson's lifetime pursuits, first as statesman, thinker and author, and finally as innovative designer and builder.

Price: $2,000.00