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    John James Audubon. Group of Nineteen Reproduction Prints. [New York and elsewhere: 1860-2002]. Includes one Bien, one 2002 restrike and seventeen Amsterdams.

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    John James Audubon. Group of Nineteen Reproduction Prints Including one Bien Chromolithograph, One 2002 Restrike, and 18 Reproductions, all but one from the Amsterdam Edition ofThe Birds of America.[New York: J. Bien, 1860; and New York and Amsterdam: Johnson Reprint Corporation and Theatrum orbis terrarum, 1971-1972]. Comprising one chromolithographic print from the Bien edition of 1860: Smew or White Nun; No. 9-4; Plate 414; One 2002 restrike from the John James Audubon Museum in Henderson Kentucky: Tell-Tale Godwit or Snipe; No. 62, Plate CCCVIII (wrapper from the museum states: Greater Yellow Legs - so obviously in the wrong paper wrapper). The rest (with the exception of the last listed item) are from the Amsterdam edition (including two plates with duplicates), Double-elephant folio (approximately 39.5 x 26.5 inches; 1000 x 675 mm.). Attractive, illustrated prints, watermarked: G. Shut & Zonen. Loose leaves, unbound or disbound. Several leaves with wear to the edges from original binding, stab holes visible; some corners bumped; occasional faint marginal soiling, minor edgewear. Generally near fine.

    No. 3; Plate XIV: Prairie Warbler

    No. 17; Plate LXXXV: Yellow-Throated Warbler

    No. 18; Plate XC: Black & White Creeper

    No. 26; Plate CXXVIII: Cat Bird

    No. 42; Plate CCVII: Booby Gannet (2 prints)

    No. 46; Plate CCXXX: Ruddy Plover (2 prints)

    No. 49; Plate CCXLL: Black Backed Gull

    No. 51; Plate CCLII: Florida Cormerant

    No. 51; Plate CCLIII: Jager

    No. 56; Plate CCLXXVIII: Shinz's Sandpiper

    No. 66; Plate CCCXXVIII: Long-Legged Avocet

    No. 66; Plate CCCXXIX: Yellow-Breasted Rail

    No. 68; Plate CCCXL: Least Stormy-Petrel

    No. 74; Plate CCCLXX: American Water Ouzel

    No. 82; Plate CCCX: Marsh Tern

    No. 36; Plate CLXXVI: White-Crowned Pigeon (unknown modern reprint - Not Amsterdam Edition).



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