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Elliot, Daniel Giraud
THE NEW AND HERETOFORE UNFIGURED SPECIES OF THE BIRDS OF NORTH AMERICA. NEW YORK: FOR THE AUTHOR, [1866–] 1869
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Elliot, Daniel Giraud
THE NEW AND HERETOFORE UNFIGURED SPECIES OF THE BIRDS OF NORTH AMERICA. NEW YORK: FOR THE AUTHOR, [1866–] 1869
Estimate
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LOT SOLD. 20,000 USD
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Fine Manuscript and Printed Americana

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Elliot, Daniel Giraud
THE NEW AND HERETOFORE UNFIGURED SPECIES OF THE BIRDS OF NORTH AMERICA. NEW YORK: FOR THE AUTHOR, [1866–] 1869
2 volumes, folio (23 1/2 x 19; 597 x 483 mm). Dedication leaf, list of subscribers, list of plates, 72 handcolored lithographed plates, 21 mounted wood-engraved text illustrations; some browning to text leaves. Half green morocco, spines gilt in seven compartments, marbled boards and endpapers, top edges gilt; some wear, rubbing and scuffing.
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Provenance

S. Whitney Phoenix (subscriber) — John E. Thayer (bookplate) — William Van Winkle (bookplate)

Literature

Copenhagen/Anker 129; Fine Bird Books, p. 72; Nissen IVB 294; McGill/Wood 331 

Catalogue Note

First edition, subscriber's copy of this continuation to Wilson's American Ornithology (1808–1824) and Audubon's Birds of America (1827–1838). The work includes those species of American birds not previously represented to Elliot's knowledge.

Subscriber S. Whitney Phoenix's set. Bound into each volume is a signed receipt from Elliot for payment of $10.00, one dated January 1867 for Part III, the other September 1868 for Part II.

Fine Manuscript and Printed Americana

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New York