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Audubon, John James (1785-1851) The Birds of North America, from Drawings Made in the United States and their Territories.

Auction:
3040B
Lot:
152
Sold for:
$31,980$26,000

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3040B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 12, 2017 11:00AM

Description:

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) The Birds of North America, from Drawings Made in the United States and their Territories. New York: by J.J. Audubon [and] Philadelphia: by J.B. Chevalier, 1840-1844. First edition, seven octavo volumes, illustrated throughout with 500 colored lithographs; half-titles and subscriber lists present in each volume, contemporary half leather, marbled boards, all spines detached, some missing, 10 1/4 x 6 1/2 in. (7)
Estimate $30,000-35,000


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Philadelphia, United States, Audubon, Birdwatchers, Book arts, Bookbinding, Fellows of the Royal Society, John James Audubon, National Audubon Society, Visual arts

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