Audubon, John James and John Bachman: The Quadrupeds of North America. New York: V.G. Audubon, 1854 3 volumes. viii, 383; 334; v, 348,  pp. Illustrated with 155 hand-colored lithographed plates after J.J. and J.W. Audubon, drawn on stone by W.E. Hitchcock and printed and colored by J.T. Bowen & Co. of Philadelphia. Volume 1 has some plates drawn by Trembley and printed by Nagel; tissue guards. (Large 8vo) approx. All three volumes fully collated. 11 1/8" H x 7 1/2" W x 2" D. Provenance: The living estate of Dr. and Mrs. Benjamin H. Caldwell, Nashville, TN. CONDITION: Bound in _ leather with marbled paper boards. Rubbed, cracked and worn with one large chip (repaired) to bottom of spine of Volume Two. Text in good condition with some toning, some light foxing and occasional spotting. Some general minor wear from handling. Plates are in good condition, but not bright with some toned a bit more than others. Volume Two_s Half title and title page are bound in upside down. There is one instance of plates out of order, but it is two plates for the same animal just reversed.
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