Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    With 155 Hand-Colored Plates

    John James Audubon and Rev. John Bachman. The Quadrupeds of North America. New York: V. G. Audubon, 1851, 1854. Second edition of volume I, first editions of volumes II and III. Three large octavo volumes. With 155 hand-colored plates by W. E. Hitchcock and R. Trembly after John James and John Wodehouse Audubon. Publisher's full brown morocco, boards ruled and paneled in gilt, spines ruled and tooled in gilt in compartments, five raised bands, gilt board edges and turn-ins, yellow coated endleaves. Bindings heavily worn, volumes with repairs to joints, , text block of volume II is loose, and rear board of volume II is nearly detached, lower part of spine of volume I is loose. Previous owner's signature ("Samuel Southard 1855") on each front free endpaper. Light toning, scattered foxing to plates and text. A good set, sold as is. Audubon's last great publication. Nissen ZBI 163.

    Shipping, Taxes, Terms and Bidding
    Calculate Standard Domestic Shipping

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    September, 2016
    15th Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 11
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 348

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $200,000 (minimum $19), plus 20% of any amount between $200,000 and $2,000,000, plus 12% of any amount over $2,000,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2018 December 9 Civil War, Militaria, Arms & Armor - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    This was my first time dealing with an auction house, and I am 100% completely impressed with Heritage. There is not an aspect of this process that I have a critique for.
    Darryl S.,
    Stuart, FL
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2018 April 18 Historical Manuscripts Grand Format Auction - Dallas
    2018 April 18 Historical Manuscripts Grand Format Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $1,010,924