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Phillips, John C. (1876-1938) A Natural History of the Ducks.

Auction:
3012T
Lot:
1359
Sold for:
$431$350

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3012T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 23, 2017 12:00PM

Description:

Phillips, John C. (1876-1938) A Natural History of the Ducks. Boston & New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1922-1926. First edition, illustrated by Frank W. Benson, Allan Brooks, and Louis Agassiz Fuertes with 102 plates (seventy-four of which are in color), 118 distribution maps (some double-page), four large quarto volumes, bound in publisher's half linen and paper boards, 12 1/2 x 9 1/4 in. (4)
Estimate $300-500


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Keywords

Louis Agassiz Fuertes, Frank W. Benson, Agassiz family, Allan Brooks, Geology, Louis Agassiz, Science and technology in the United States, Visual arts

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