Lockwood Octavo Edition of Audubon's Birds of America

    John James Audubon. The Birds of America, Drawings Made in the United States and their Territories. New York: George R. Lockwood, [1870]. Later Lockwood edition with the biographical essay on Audubon in Volume I. Eight octavo volumes. xv, 246; vii, 199; viii, 233; viii, 321; viii, 346; vii, 298; vii, 285; viii, 256. With 500 full-color lithograph plates after J. J. and J. W. Audubon by W. E. Hitchcock, R. Trembly, and others, printed and finished by hand by J. T. Bowen of Philadelphia. Complete. Ex-library. Half morocco over boards, except for Volume II, which has been bound in buckram. Boards detached from five volumes. Some loss to the backstrips. Internally sound. Overall, a very good set with the complete plates in clean and bright condition.

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