The Birds of America - a four volume gilt-decorated green leather facsimile set by John James Audobon
Lot 5276
AUDUBON, JOHN JAMES. 1785-1851. The Birds of America. New York: Abbeville Press, 1985.
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AUDUBON, JOHN JAMES. 1785-1851.
The Birds of America. New York: Abbeville Press, 1985.
4 atlas volumes, 7 text volumes. Double elephant folio (1000 x 672 mm) and 8vo (266 x 177 mm). 435 colored plates. Original green leather gilt. Wood print cabinet-cum-lectern, fine.

LIMITED EDITION facsimile, one of 350 sets reproducing the National Audubon Society copy. The plates are printed in up to 18 colors for each plate on acid-free paper watermarked with the insignia and names of the Audubon Society and the Abbeville Press.
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