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    John James Audubon. Six Plates from The Birds of America, Octavo Edition. [Including:] 'Blackburnian Wood-Warbler' [and:] 'Prairie Wood-Warbler' [and:] 'Bewicks Wren' [and:] 'Rock-Wren' [and:] 'Hooded Flycatching Warbler' [and:] 'American Redstart.' Very good.

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    John James Audubon. The Birds of America, from Drawings Made in the United States and their Territories. New York and Philadelphia: E. G. Dorsey and J. B. Chevalier, 1840-1844. Octavo edition. 7 octavo volumes. 500 hand colored lithograph plates after Audubon by W. E. Hitchcock, R. Trembley and others. Printed by J. T. Bowen of Philadelphai (plates 1-135, 151-500) or George Endicott of New York (plates 136-150).

    'Blackburnian Wood-Warbler,' plate 87, volume two [and:] 'Prairie Wood-Warbler,' plate 97, volume two [and:] 'Bewicks Wren,' plate 118, volume two [and:] 'Rock-Wren,' plate 116, volume two [and:] 'Hooded Flycatching Warbler,' plate 71, volume two [and:] 'American Redstart,' plate 68, volume one.

    Each measures 10 inches x 6.25 inches, except plate 116 which measuers 10.25 inches by 6.35 inches. All still have their gilt edges. 

    Very minor toning and foxing. Very good condition.  

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