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    Charles Lucien Bonaparte. American Ornithology. Or, the Natural History of Birds Inhabiting the United States, Not Given by Wilson. Philadelphia: Carey, Lea & Carey; London: John Miller (vols. 1-3); Carey & Lea; John Miller (vol. 4), 1825-1833. First edition. Four volumes. Folio (15.25 x 11.75 inches; 387 x 298 mm). [i-iii], iv [index], 105; [i-iii], iv-vii, index, 95; 60 [index]; 142 [index] pages. Illustrated with 27 hand colored engraved plates. Uniformly bound in half red leather with marbled boards; minor toning and foxing. Bookseller stamp of Isaac N. Whiting, Columbus, Ohio. Bookplate of Jared P. Kirtland, Cleveland, Ohio. Very good. A very good set of the first edition of this important American ornithological work in which Bonaparte continues Alexander Wilson's American Ornithology, describing 60 birds not in the original work. Zimmer 1: 64; Nissen IVB 116.

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