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    3 - 5 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1031

    CASSIN, John (1813-69). Illustrations of the Birds of California, after George G. White, all printed and hand-colored by J.T. Bowen of Texas, Oregon, British and Russian America. Intended to contain descriptions and figures of all North American Birds not given by former authors, and a general synopsis of North American Ornithology. Philadelphia: J.P. Lippincott & Co., 1862.
    4o. 50 hand-colored lithographic plates by William E. Hitchcock, some after George G. White, all printed and hand-colored by J.T. Bowen of Philadelphia. Original cloth (joints tender).

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    CASSIN, John (1813-69). Illustrations of the Birds of California, after George G. White, all printed and hand-colored by J.T. Bowen of Texas, Oregon, British and Russian America. Intended to contain descriptions and figures of all North American Birds not given by former authors, and a general synopsis of North American Ornithology. Philadelphia: J.P. Lippincott & Co., 1862.
    4o. 50 hand-colored lithographic plates by William E. Hitchcock, some after George G. White, all printed and hand-colored by J.T. Bowen of Philadelphia. Original cloth (joints tender).


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