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The Birds of North America
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[...The Descriptions of Species Based Chiefly on the Collections in the Museum of the Smithsonian Institution] by Spencer F. Baird, Salem: Naturalist's Book Agency, 1870, two volumes (one text, one plate atlas), containing 100 color plates, bound in three quarter leather, gilt lettering and decoration to spines, five raised bands, marbled edges and endpapers

Note: Accompanied by description from Jim Cummins Booksellers, New York, NY.

Provenance: The Estate of Peter H. Tillou, Litchfield, Connecticut

Condition

light wear to extremities, some scuffs and losses to leather at spine edges, some bumped corners, scattered light staining throughout, most plates lacking tissue guards, some image offsetting and scattered areas of staining, plates otherwise in overall good condition

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The Birds of North America

Estimate $500 - $700
Sep 30, 2022
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Starting Price $250
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0647: The Birds of North America
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Lot 0647 Details
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[...The Descriptions of Species Based Chiefly on the Collections in the Museum of the Smithsonian Institution] by Spencer F. Baird, Salem: Naturalist's Book Agency, 1870, two volumes (one text, one plate atlas), containing 100 color plates, bound in three quarter leather, gilt lettering and decoration to spines, five raised bands, marbled edges and endpapers

Note: Accompanied by description from Jim Cummins Booksellers, New York, NY.

Provenance: The Estate of Peter H. Tillou, Litchfield, Connecticut

Condition
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<p>light wear to extremities, some scuffs and losses to leather at spine edges, some bumped corners, scattered light staining throughout, most plates lacking tissue guards, some image offsetting and scattered areas of staining, plates otherwise in overall good condition</p>
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