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    Sale 1959

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Prints And Decoys

    17 - 18 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 242

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL

    Large-billed Puffin (Plate CCXCIII)
    Mormon glacialis

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
    BY ROBERT HAVELL
    Large-billed Puffin (Plate CCXCIII)
    Mormon glacialis
    engraving with etching, aquatint and hand-coloring, 1836, on J Whatman watermark 1836, with full margins, minor surface soiling, occasional soft creasing and scuffing, pale mat staining, several tears in places at the sheet edges (backed), surface soiling and pale mat staining on the reverse, otherwise in good condition, framed
    P. 14¾ x 20½ in. (375 x 521 mm.)
    S. 26 x 37½ in. (660 x 953 mm.)


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