9 February 2000
AUDUBON, John James (1785-1851) and BACHMAN, John (1790-1874). The Quadrupeds of North America. New York: V.G. Audubon, 1852-1853-1854. 3 volumes, 8o (252 x 172 mm). 155 hand-colored lithographed plates after Audubon by W.E. Hitchcock, R. Trembly and others, printed and colored by J.T. Bowen (occasional spotting to plates, especially in the margins, only very occasionally affecting images, some plates closely trimmed, half-titles to volumes I and III lacking, some overall spotting and discoloration to text, more heavily in volume II). Modern red crushed levant morocco, edges gilt, by Macdonald. Later Octavo edition. Bennett p.5; Nissen ZBI 163; Sabin 2638.
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