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Author Name    John James Audubon; William MacGillivray

Title   ORNITHOLOGICAL BIOGRAPHY, or An account of the habits of the birds of the United States of America; : accompanied by descriptions of the objects represented in the work entitled The birds of America...Volume III,

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Hardbound

Edition   First Edition

Size   4 to.,

Publisher   Edinburgh Adam & Charles Black, Edinburgh 1835

Seller ID   112555878

Edinburgh: Adam Black MDCCCXXXV,(1835), pp., xii,638,(Includes index) bound in half brown morocco, marbled boards, gilt spine letters, 5 raised bands, boards are scuffed,spine ends worn, minor marks wear to boards, prelims are moderately foxed, as are the rear endpapers, armorial bookplate of Samuel Woods inside front board, 7 line presentation inscription ink on front endpaper, Third volume for the first edition of the separately- issued text for the elephant folio BIRDS OF AMERICA. Laid-in is an A.N.S. signed M.R. Audubon (Maria Rebecca Audubon, 1843-1925) granddaughter of John James Audubon. The 4 leaves on embossed stationary contain 27 lines in Maria Audubon's hand . The note is dated sept. 26th 1902 , from Salem N.Y. Although the addressee is not noted. It was written to a local New Brunswick naturalist , who published many articles on the natural history of early twentieth century N.B. The note thanks him for sending photographs and remarks on birds,etc. The volume is the textual counterpart to The birds of America, plates 201-300., The work was in 5 volumes, this is Vol. 3 , all first published in Edinburgh. The book was given to a New Brunswick hunting guide by a "Mr.Hill" of Cleveland, Ohio. The 7 line ink inscription names the guides.

Birds -- North America.,Birds -- United States.,Botany -- North America., North America -- Description and travel., United States -- Description and travel., Birds., North America., Travel.,

Price = 1500.00 USD

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