AUDUBON, JOHN JAMES. 1785-1851. The Birds of America, from Drawings Made in the United States and Their Territories. New York & Philadelphia: Audubon and J.B.Chevalier, [1839]-1840-1844.

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AUDUBON, JOHN JAMES. 1785-1851.
The Birds of America, from Drawings Made in the United States and Their Territories. New York & Philadelphia: Audubon and J.B.Chevalier, [1839]-1840-1844.

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12 Jun 2018, 13:00 EDT

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AUDUBON, JOHN JAMES. 1785-1851.
The Birds of America, from Drawings Made in the United States and Their Territories. New York & Philadelphia: Audubon and J.B.Chevalier, [1839]-1840-1844.
Volume 7 only, royal 8vo (255 x 166 mm). 80 hand-colored lithographed plates after Audubon by W.E. Hitchcock, R. Trembley and others, printed by J.T. Bowen of Philadelphia, numerous wood-engraved anatomical figures in text. Original panel-stamped morocco, gilt-lettered spine. Foxing and browning mainly to text, plates generally clean with only several plates showing faint foxing, binding separated from text block, spine rubbed.
Provenance: Enoch Totten (ownership signatures); Abby Ann Ferguson (ownership signature).

FIRST OCTAVO EDITION. Nissen IVB 51; Reese Stamped With A National Character 34; Sabin 2364.
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