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[GOULD, JOHN. Icones Avium, or Figures and Descriptions of New and Interesting Species of Birds from Various Parts of the Globe...forming a Supplement to his previous works. Part I (and II, all published). London: Published by the author, August 1837 - August 1838].
544 x 363mm. (21 7/16 x 14 5/16in.), slight rubbing to lower joint, first and last plate very slightly foxed, occasional faint offset from plates to text, folding plate tender at fold near gutter.
18 hand-colored lithographed plates, one folding, by John and Elizabeth Gould, printed by C. Hullmandel.
One of the rarest of Gould's works, Icones Avium was intended to be an ongoing publication treating previously undescribed species from all bird families. The project was interrupted by the Goulds' voyage to
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