The Birds of America, from Drawings made in the United States and their Territories. New York & Philadelphia, 1840–44
7 volumes, in 4s (10 1/2 x 7 in.; 254 x 177 mm). 500 very fine handcolored lithographed plates after Audubon by W. E. Hitchcock, R. Trembly, and others, printed and colored by J. T. Bowen, numerous wood-engraved anatomical figures in text, cumulative lists of subscribers in each volume; plate 198 bound in upside down, plate 427 with tear in margin, lacks half-titles, occasional minor foxing, generally not affecting plates. Contemporary half red morocco, top edges gilt, yellow endleaves; some wear, joints or inner hiniges starting on several volumes.
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