American Ornithology; Or, The Natural History of the Birds of the United States, Vol. I-III and Continuation, by Alexander Wilson and Prince Charles Lucien Bonaparte, 1877. Published by J. W. Bouton, New York. Octavos, 1,443 total pages including indexes, steel engraved frontispiece to Vol. I, and 103 plates with hand coloring, Vol. I – plate # 1-17, Vol. II – plate # 28-68, Vol. III and Continuation – plate # 69-76, plate # 1-27, old rebinding in tooled brown leather covers with gilt borders and gilt lettering to original spine with five raised hubs, marbled end papers, marble edged paper, ex libris bookplates, inside of front covers. 8 7/8" H x 6 1/4" W x 1 5/8" D. CONDITION: Rebound covers in overall good condition with shelf wear, cracks to original spine, corners bumped. Pages in overall very good condition with toning, few foxing spots, few pencil and pen marks from previous owners. Plates are collated. Ex libris bookplates, inside of front covers.
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