Title The Original Water Color Paintings by John James Audubon for The Birds of America [2 volumes in slipcase)
Book Condition Fine
Publisher New York American Heritage Publishing Co. 1966
Seller ID 18021
Folio (33.5 cm), pp. xxxii, 223 (Vol 1); 224-431, xxxiii-lv (Vol 2). Brown cloth boards, marbled endpapers with matching slipcase. 431 color plates, many foldout, reproduced from the collection at the New York Historical Society. Includes introduction by Marshall B. Davidson, author and editor of Heritage Magazine, a chronology of Audubon's life, appendix cross-listing British engraver Robert Havell Jr.'s double-elephant folio plate numbers with this edition, and index. Slipcase is worn around edges, with small closed tears to paper and rear panel is frail. Heavy set, will require extra shipping.