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    J. J. Audubon. Group of Three Rodents from Quadrupeds of North America. Philadelphia: 1843-1848. From the first imperial folio edition.
    J[ohn]. J[ames]. Audubon. Arctomys Flaviventer, Bach. Yellow Bellied Marmot. Male. Philadelphia: J. T. Bowen, 1848. Original hand-colored lithograph (Plate CXXXIV) from the first imperial folio edition of Audubon's The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America (Philadelphia: 1843-1848), printed and colored by J. T. Bowen and dated 1843. Tiny amount of nicking at corners; small bump at upper left edge; short tear at upper left corner; some sparse, pale spotting; tipped along top edge to sheet of heavy paper. Near fine.

    [Together with:] Aplodontia Leporina, Rich. The Sewellel. Male. Philadelphia: J. T. Bowen, 1847. Original hand-colored lithograph (Plate CXXIII) from the first imperial folio edition of Audubon's The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America(Philadelphia: 1843-1848), printed and colored by J. T. Bowen and dated 1847. Slight paper loss at three corners; 1.75-inch tear extending in from right edge; short tear at top edge; couple of shorter tears and some soft creasing at lower left corner; some thumbsoiling and smudging, particularly along lower margin; a few mild spots of soiling and foxing; tipped along top edge to sheet of heavy paper. Near fine.

    [And:] Fiber Zibethicus. Cuvier. Musk-Rat, Musquash. Philadelphia: J. T. Bowen, 1843. Original hand-colored lithograph (Plate XIII) from the first imperial folio edition of Audubon's The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America (Philadelphia: 1843-1848), printed and colored by J. T. Bowen and dated 1843. A few short tears and nicks around edges; handful of faint spots of foxing; faint tidemark at lower right corner; tipped along top edge to sheet of heavy paper. Near fine.


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