Sale 20JJ02 | Lot 31

AUDUBON, JOHN JAMES A Synopsis of the Birds of North America.

Catalogue: Travel, Natural History, Americana and Sporting Books

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Lot 31
AUDUBON, JOHN JAMES A Synopsis of the Birds of North America.
Edinburgh: Adam & Charles Black, 1839. First edition. Publisher's pink cloth. 8 1/2 x 5 inches; xii, 360 pp. Binding carefully and inobtrusively restored, an uncut copy. Old stamp of a Swedish Zoological institution on paste-down; together with HARLAN, RICHARD. Fauna Americana: being a Description of the Mammiferous Animals inhabiting North America. Philadelphia: Anthony Finley, 1825. First edition. Period three-quarters green morocco. 8 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches (22.5 x 14 cm); x, 318, [2] pp. Binding a bit rubbed. Uncut copy.
The first is Sabin 2369; the second Wood p. 377. Pages 303-314 pertain to observations from the Lewis and Clark expedition.


C From the Collection of Quentin Keynes; Gift to his American doctor

Estimate: $300 - $500
Sold for $531 (includes buyer's premium)

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Travel, Natural History, Americana and Sporting Books

Wed, Jun 17, 2020 at 10am EDT