Publisher U.S.A. The MacMillan Company, New york 1941
Illustrator Audubon, John James
Inscription Hazen with love Alice June 21 -'41
Seller ID 1077
12.5" x 9.5" x 2", 5.25 lbs, unpaginated. This is a family heirloom. My family. 435 Numbered Color Plates painted by John James Audubon depicting Birds and plants of America just prior to publication in 1827 - 1838. 26 pages of index and reference numbered in Roman numerals. Water mark on the front and back covers. Some soil to the outsides of the pages. Paper is aged. Plates are clean and the colors clear. "NOTE: The 435 plates in this volume were originally published by Audubon, in London, during the years 1827-1838. A superb set of the original 'Elephant Folio' plates - a set believed to be the finest in uncut state in America - has, through the courtesy of the owner, been followed in the making of the current reproductions. The bird names accompanying the present reproductions are those adopted in the Check-List of the American Ornithologists' Union. Further information about the original plates is to be found in the Transcript of Legends on the Original Plates in the back of the present volume." Our book number 1077.