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Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Labrador Falcon , Plate CXCVI.

Auction:
3245T
Lot:
1225
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3245T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 08, 2019 12:00PM

Description:

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Labrador Falcon, Plate CXCVI. [from] The Birds of America; from Original Drawings, London: by the Author, 1827-1838. Double-elephant folio, hand-colored engraving on J. Whatman watermarked paper dated 1834, trimmed a bit close along vertical margins, cropping the bottom line of text on the left side, just touching other text, a short marginal tear or two, faint background water stain to the right of the bottom bird, 37 x 24 in.
Estimate $3,000-4,000


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London, Animals, Audubon, Birds in art, Cropping, The Birds of America

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