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Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Richardson's Columbian Squirrel , Plate V.

Auction:
3176B
Lot:
307
Sold for:
$185$150

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3176B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 18, 2018 11:00AM

Description:

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Richardson's Columbian Squirrel, Plate V. [from] The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America, New York: J.J. Audubon and V.G. Audubon, 1842. Imperial folio-format hand-colored chromolithograph on wove paper depicting two Richardson's ground squirrels (technically pocket gophers) native to short grass prairies along the U.S. Canadian border between North Dakota and Montana and southern Alberta and Saskatchewan, male and female, on a birch branch; the sheet toned, edge darkening, corner chips, 27 x 21 1/4 in.
Estimate $100-200


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United States, Agricultural pests, Agriculture, Audubon, Birdwatchers, Gopher, Ground squirrel, John James Audubon, Mammaliaformes, Richardson's ground squirrel, Squirrel, Urocitellus, Visual arts

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