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    Baltimore Oriole Audubon Royal Octavo Print. Plate number 217 features the Baltimore Oriole, a household name now because of the baseball team of the same name! The print shows two males, one young one, and an adult female. The birds are sitting on a tulip tree and shown as they build their nest. This is an interesting feature of this species, that they build hanging nests, like sacks, from the branches of trees. Comes with two complete pages of text on the Oriole. The print itself is very clean with only the small holes on the right edge from being unbound. There are several very minor foxing spots on the lower edge, not affecting the picture.

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    October, 2006
    12th-13th Thursday-Friday
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