The Original Water-Color Paintings by John James Audubon For The Birds of America Two Volumes

New York: American Heritage Publishing Co., 1966. Hardcover. This handsome two volume set reproduces 431 bird paintings by Audubon for the first time from the collection at the New-York Historical Society. The reproductions are beautifully printed full page or fold-out plates. There is historical and critical information provided on each of the paintings. Bound in brown cloth with gilt titling to spine and gilt facsimile of Audubon's initials on front cover. Spines are slightly faded. The volumes are otherwise in near fine condition. They are housed in a very good brown decorated slipcase with light wear. Folio. Volume I: xxx, plates 1-223; Volume II: Plates 224-431, xlvi. NAT/091422. Near Fine.

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