Audubon, John James
Title Selected Birds of America/Selected Quadrapeds of North America (Two Volumes in Slipcase)
Book Condition Fine
Publisher Kent, OH Volair Limited 1977
Seller ID 12074
Quarto (26 cm), pp. 319 (quadrapeds), 287 (birds). Limited, numbered edition 2,683 of 5,000. In slipcase, leather binding with deocrative gilt and raised bands, ribbon bookmarks and silk endpapers.All edges gilt. Color plates by Audubon are direct one-to-one reproductions from the original, first editions of Birds of Amerca (a seven-volume text published between 1840 and 1844) and Quadrapeds of America (three volumes published between 1850 and 1854), with the text also directly reproduced from those volumes. Slipcase has rubbing and light soiling.