2058
2058
Audubon, John James; and John Bachman
THE QUADRUPEDS OF NORTH AMERICA. NEW YORK: V. G. AUDUBON, 1849–51–54
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 3,750 USD
JUMP TO LOT
2058
Audubon, John James; and John Bachman
THE QUADRUPEDS OF NORTH AMERICA. NEW YORK: V. G. AUDUBON, 1849–51–54
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 3,750 USD
JUMP TO LOT

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Fine Manuscript and Printed Americana

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Audubon, John James; and John Bachman
THE QUADRUPEDS OF NORTH AMERICA. NEW YORK: V. G. AUDUBON, 1849–51–54
3 volumes, large 8vo (10 1/4 x 6 3/4 in.; 260 x 172 mm). 155 fine handcolored lithographed plates by W. E. Hitchcock and R. Trembly after J. J. and J. W. Audubon; no half-title in vol. 2, light toning to text throughout. Contemporary half black morocco gilt; some wear and scuffing, front cover of vol. 3 detached.
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Provenance

L. F. Cutter (signature in pencil on initial blank in each volume).

Literature

Bennett 5; Nissen, ZBI 163; cf. Reese, American Color Plate Book 38

Catalogue Note

First octavo edition, containing one hundred and fifty plates from the 1845–48 folio edition of The Viviparous Quadrupeds of America and five of the plates from the rare 1854 supplement of that work.

Fine Manuscript and Printed Americana

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New York