The Original Water-Colour Paintings for the Birds of America
AUDUBON, John James
NEAR FINE COPY IN PUBLISHER'S SLIP-CASE
Published: Michael Joseph and The Connoisseur, 1966
Stock code: 42378
2 vols., folio, First Edition thus, with coloured portrait frontispiece, 431 fine coloured plates (a number folding) and several coloured and monochrome illustrations in the text; terracotta buckram, upper boards and backstrips blocked and lettered in gilt, marbled endpapers, a near fine copy in publisher's marbled board slip-case, the case lettered in gilt and with brown ribbon pull, case lightly chafed at edges.