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Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Five Quadruped Octavo Plates.

Auction:
3040B
Lot:
521
Sold for:
$98$80

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

Description:

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Five Quadruped Octavo Plates. Including: the Common Mouse (with ginger jar); Canada Lynx (male); Common American Wild-cat (male); Cougar (male); and Jaguar, all matted, accompanied by forty pages of text from the 1851 edition of volume one; [together with] hand-colored copper-plate engraving CLXXIV from Schreber's Die Saugthiere in Abbildungen nach der Natur mit Beschreibungen, Mus betulinus Pall. and Mus vagus Pall. (southern birch mouse), engraved by I. Nussbiegel after D.R. Nitschmann, late 18th century. (6)
Estimate $150-250


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Keywords

Biology, Johann Christian Daniel von Schreber, Mouse, Mus, Nannomys, Old World rats and mice, Pall, Science and technology in Germany, Zoology

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