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The birds of America : from drawings made in the United States and their territories

Author: John James Audubon; John Woodhouse Audubon; J B Chevalier; E G Dorsey; John T Bowen
Publisher: New York : Published by J.J. Audubon ; Philadelphia : J.B. Chevalier, [New York] : J.J. Audubon, 77 William Street, New York, 34 North Front Street, Philadelphia, [Philadelphia] : E.G. Dorsey, Printer, Library Street 1840-1842. 1843-1844.
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Genre/Form: Hand-colored illustrations
Gold tooled leather (Binding)
Lithographs
Intaglio prints
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Audubon, John James, 1785-1851.
Birds of America.
New York : J.J. Audubon ; Philadelphia : J.B. Chevalier, 1840-1844
(OCoLC)647580830
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John James Audubon; John Woodhouse Audubon; J B Chevalier; E G Dorsey; John T Bowen
OCLC Number: 17332716
Notes: Vol. 1 (1840): viii, [3], 12-256 pages, 70 leaves of plates; v. 2 (1841): vii, [4], 12-205, [1] pages, 71-140 leaves of plates; v. 3 (1841): viii, [1], 10-233, [3] pages, 141-210 leaves of plates; v. 4 (1842): viii, [1], 10-321, [1] pages, 211-280 leaves of plates; v. 5 (1842): viii, [1], 10-346 pages, 281-350 leaves of plates; v. 6 (1843): viii, [1], 10-457, [3] pages, 351-420 leaves of plates; v. 7 (1844): ix, [2], 10-371, [3] pages, 421-500 leaves of plates.
"Entered according to the Act of Congress, in the year 1839 ... in the Clerk's Office of the District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania"--Title page verso.
"First octavo edition of revised text and plates combined; issued to subscribers in 100 parts each with 5 lithographic colored plates, or 500 plates in all ..."--Herrick, Audubon's bibliography.
Originally published as 435 aquatint plates in folio, without text: London : The author, 1827-1838; original version of text published as: Ornithological biography ... Edinburgh : Adam Black, 1831-1839.
List of subscribers: v. 1, p. [247]-256; v. 2, p. [201]-205; v. 3, p. [235]; v. 5, p. [347]; v. 6, p. [459]; v. 7, p. [373].
Description: 7 volumes : illustrations (500 color) ; 28 cm (8vo)
Responsibility: by John James Audubon, F.R. SS. L. & E. ...

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