AUDUBON, John James. The Birds of America, from Drawings made in the United States and their Territories. New York: George R. Lockwood, late Roe Lockwood & Son, [circa 1870-71]. 8 volumes. -- AUDUBON and John BACHMAN. The Quadrupeds of North America. New York: George R. Lockwood, (late Roe Lockwood & Son), 1870. 3 volumes. Together 11 volumes, 8o (263 x 172 mm). Together 655 tinted lithographic plates after J.J. and J.W. Audubon by W.E. Hitchcock and R. Trembly, printed and finished by hand by J.T. Bowen (Birds: discoloration to gutters of plates 141 and 270, very light foxing at upper margins of 6 plates. Quadrupeds: a few small foxmarks to plate 66, small spots to margins on several plates, approximately 5 plates with fore-margin captions or imprints shaved, a few captions faintly printed). Half-titles, general index at end of each work (occasional very light spotting to text, pale dampstaining to fore-margins of pp. 121-124 in volume III of Quadrupeds). Uniformly bound in publisher's brown morocco, covers panel-stamped in blind with central lozenge, spines blind-panelled in six compartments, with five raised bands, gilt-lettered in two, turn-ins gilt, edges gilt (rubbed, occasional loss to leather at extremities, inner hinges cracked).
This set is the other of George Lockwood's reprinted editions (no priority established).
Ayer/Zimmer, pp.25-26; Copenhagen/Anker 19n; Nissen IVB 52n; Tyler Appendix n. 8-9. (11)