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    Spencer F. Baird (with John Cassin and George N. Lawrence). The Birds of North America. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott & Company, 1860. First edition. Two volumes (text and atlas). Quarto (11.5 x 8.75 inches; 292 x 222 mm). [i-iii], iv-vi, [vii], viii-xii, [xiii], xiv-xv, [xvi-xvii], xviii-xxiv, [xxv], xxvi-lvi, [1], 2-1005; [i], ii, [iii], iv-viii, [ix], x-xi pages. Illustrated with 100 color lithographs with tissue guards and 1 color lithographic frontispiece (same as Plate 7 in atlas) with tissue guard. Bound in decorated brown calf. Very good. George Lawrence copy, with Baird ALS to Lawrence tipped in to front endpaper. Zimmer 1: 33; Nissen IVB 62.

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    March, 2020
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