Lot 268AUDUBON, JOHN JAMES, and BACHMAN, JOHN
The Quadrupeds of North America. New York: V. G. Audubon, 1854-1854-n.d. Second octavo edition; Together with AUDUBON, JOHN JAMES. The Birds of America from drawings made in the United States and their Territories. New York: V. G. Audubon, 1856. Second octavo edition. The two sets ten volumes in all, contemporary (probably publisher's) tan morocco, covers with panels in blind, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. 10 1/4 x 6 5/8 inches (26 x 16.5 cm); various paginations, the first work with 155 hand-colored lithographs, the second with 500 hand-colored lithographs, all protected by guard-sheets. Very light wear and rubbing to bindings, in general a very attractive set. The Quadrupeds with both plates and text generally clean, the Birds with some (generally mild) spotting to the text, the plates generally very clean, a few bound slightly out of order. With the bookplate of Hamilton Fish, Stuyvesant Square, New York.
C A Prominent New York Family
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