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PROPERTY FROM THE LIZ CLAIBORNE COLLECTION

Audubon, John James
THE BIRDS OF AMERICA. [NEW YORK: TOPPAN PRINTING, TOKYO, FOR ABBEVILLE PRESS, 1985]
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10,00015,000
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PROPERTY FROM THE LIZ CLAIBORNE COLLECTION

Audubon, John James
THE BIRDS OF AMERICA. [NEW YORK: TOPPAN PRINTING, TOKYO, FOR ABBEVILLE PRESS, 1985]
Estimate
10,00015,000
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Audubon, John James
THE BIRDS OF AMERICA. [NEW YORK: TOPPAN PRINTING, TOKYO, FOR ABBEVILLE PRESS, 1985]
4 volumes, elephant folio (39 1/2 x 26 1/2 in.; 999 x 671 mm). 435 fine facsimile plates. Publisher's green morocco gilt.
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Catalogue Note

A sumptuous limited edition facsimile of Audubon's monumental double-elephant folio Birds of America, first published in London from 1827 through 1839. The Abbeville edition was produced in conjunction with the National Audubon Society to commemorate the bicentennial of Audubon's birth. This is no. 58 of 350 sets that were produced, signed by the presidents of the National Audubon Society and of Abbeville Publishing.

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