8 October 2004
AFTER JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
BY JOHN T. BOWEN
Musk Rat, Musquash. Natural Size. Old and Young. (Plate XIII); and Yellow Bellied Marmot. Male. Natural Size (Plate CXXIV), from The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America
Fiber Zibethicus. Cuvier.
Arctomys Flaviventer, Bach.
two lithographs with hand-coloring, 1843 and 1848 respectively, both on wove paper, with margins, pale time staining, occasional pale foxing, old hinge remains at the reverse of the upper sheet corners (slightly showing through at the extreme upper sheet edges), Musk-Rat with soft creasing and binding holes at the extreme upper right sheet edge, Yellow Bellied Marmot with a few soft creases and short tears at the sheet edges, a 3-in. diagonal crease across the lower left corner, small losses at the sheet corners, otherwise both in good condition
one S. 21 7/16 x 27 in. (544 x 685 mm.); and
one S. 21 13/16 x 27 13/16 in. (554 x 706 mm.) (2)
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