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    With 79 Lithographed Plates

    John James Audubon. The Birds of America, from Drawings Made in the United States and Their Territories. Volume VII only. New York: Published by V. G. Audubon, 1856.

    Second octavo edition. Large octavo. vii, [8]-372 pages. With 79 lithographed plates numbered 421-500.

    Sumptuous full tan leather with title stamped in blind on front inside a decorative gilt border, inside a triple-ruled border. Gilt titles and decorations inside compartments and five raised bands. Gilt inner dentelles. Marbled endpapers. All edge gilt. Silk ribbon marker. Binding noticeably worn and abraded. Corners rubbed. Light soiling to boards. Front hinge detached. Over-opened at page 264. Most plates moderately toned, with scattered foxing to some. Overall, a very good copy.


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