DAWSON, WILLIAM LEON. 1873-1928. The Birds of Washington. Seattle: Occidental Publishing, 1909.

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DAWSON, WILLIAM LEON. 1873-1928.
The Birds of Washington. Seattle: Occidental Publishing, 1909.

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DAWSON, WILLIAM LEON. 1873-1928.
The Birds of Washington. Seattle: Occidental Publishing, 1909.
2 volumes. Large 4to (313 x 242 mm). 16 chromolithographic plates after Allan Brooks, 15 gelatin silver photographic prints and 6 photogravure plates, numerous illustrations in text. Publisher's maroon morocco, black and white morocco onlay figures of birds on top covers, pictorial endpapers. Slightly rubbed.
LIMITED EDITION, the V. & V. (Victoria and Vancouver) Deluxe edition, number 9 of 22 sets, signed by the author, from a total edition of 1,250.
Provenance: H. Bradley Martin (bookplates; his sale, Sotheby's New York, December 12 & 13, 1989, lot 1503).

WITH: The Birds of California. San Diego, Los Angeles and San Francisco: South Moulton Company, 1923.
4 volumes. Large 4to (310 x 240 mm). 110 full page color plates mostly after Allan Brooks, 30 photogravure and 120 duo-tone plates after Dickey, Pierce, Finely, and Dawson, and over 1,100 illustrations in text. Publisher's brown half morocco and cloth, gilt titles on spine, top edges gilt, photo-illustrated endpapers. Rubbed. LIMITED "SUNSET DELUXE" EDITION, number 164 of 350, signed by the author. Nissen IVB 225; Wood p 313; Zimmer p 162.

WITH: MAYNARD, CHARLES J. 1845-1929. The Birds of Eastern North America. Newtonville, MA: C.J. Maynard & Co., 1896.
4to (330 x 260 mm). 40 hand-colored lithographic plates, wood-engraved illustrations in text, some hand-colored. Original brick cloth, gilt-lettered. Rubbed, binding shaken, minor toning to some plates. THIRD EDITION. Nissen IVB 611; Sitwell Fine Bird Books p 93; Wood p 455; Zimmer pp 423-424.
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DAWSON, WILLIAM LEON. 1873-1928. The Birds of Washington. Seattle: Occidental Publishing, 1909.
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