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WILSON, ALEXANDER American Ornithology, or, the Natural History of the Birds of the United States

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Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200
Price realised:  US$2,500
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WILSON, ALEXANDER American Ornithology, or, the Natural History of the Birds of the United States . New York and Philadelphia: Collins & Co./Harrison Hall, 1829. Parts issue of the atlas volume (this one part of two published), original marbled boards, roan spine. 15 1/8 x 11 1/2 inches (38 x 29 cm); title leaf, 36 hand-colored engraved plates (of 72 issued) with tissue guards, engraved by Lawson after Wilson. Spine stripped, boards loose; internally, the plates are free of foxing. C Property of a New York Private Collector

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Auction house: Doyle New York - Auctioneers & Appraisers
Title: Album of Musical Manuscripts Achieves $158,500 at Doyle New York's Auction of Rare Books, Maps and Autographs
Date of the auction: 20 Apr 2011
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