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WILSON, ALEXANDER American Ornithology

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Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000
Price realised:  US$5,000
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WILSON, ALEXANDER American Ornithology . [New York and Philadelphia: circa 1829]. Atlas volume only. Contemporary half morocco. Possibly a large paper issue, 18 3/8 x 12 3/4 inches (46.5 x 32.5 cm); without title page, 76 hand-colored engraved plates after Wilson. A few plates toned but many clean, faint old marginal dampstaining to some plates, a few tape repairs, binding worn and detaching, sold as a collection of plates; Together with two associated text volumes from the 1854 New York edition. C

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Auction house: Doyle New York - Auctioneers & Appraisers
Title: Album of 18th Century French Erotic Watercolors Sells For $224,500 at Doyle New York's November 7, 2011 Rare Books and Autographs Auction
Date of the auction: 7 Nov 2011
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