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CORNERSTONE for an AMERICAN SPORTING LIBRARY
“Gentleman of Philadelphia County, A” [i.e., Jesse Y. Kester].  The American shooter's manual, comprising such plain and simple rules, as are necessary to introduce the inexperienced into a full knowledge of all that relates to the dog, and the correct use of a gun; also a description of the game of this country. Philadelphia: Carey, Lea & Carey, 1827. 12mo (18.5 cm; 7.125"). [2] ff., pp. [ix]–249, [1] p., [1 (errata)] f., [3 (ads)] ff.; frontis., 2 plts.
$1800.00
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“The Birds in Miniature” with theMore Impressive Backgrounds
Audubon, John James, & William MacGillivray.  The birds of America, from drawings made in the United States and their territories. New York: V.G. Audubon, Roe Lockwood & Son, 1859. 8vo (27.5 cm; 10.875"). 7 vols. I: [iii]–viii, [1], 12–246 pp., 70 plts. II: [iii]–vii, [2], 12–199 pp., 71–140 plts. III: [iii]–viii, [1], 10–233 pp., 141–210 plts. IV: [iii]–viii, [1], 10–321 pp., 211–280 plts. V: [iii]–viii, [1], 10–346 pp., 281–350 plts. VI: [iii]–viii, [1], 10–456 pp., 351–420 plts. VII: vii, [2], 10–372 pp., 421–500 plts.
$27,500.00
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My Style of Drawing Birds”
Audubon, John James.  My style of drawing birds. Ardsley, New York: The Overland Press for The Haydn Foundation, 1979. Tall 8vo (29.2 cm; 11.5"). 26 pp., [2] ff., illus., facsims.
$27.50
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Natural History for Children, inCOLOR
Buffon, Georges-Louis Leclerc, comte de.  Le petit Buffon des enfants. Paris: Théodore Lefèvre (colophon: pr. by C. Moisand), 1860. 24mo signed in 6s and 12s (14.3 cm, 5.625"). Add. engr. t.-p., [4], 176 pp.; 9 col. plts.
$300.00
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TwoLARGE Volumes 106 Color Plates
Eaton, Elon Howard.  Birds of New York. Albany: University of the State of New York, 1910. Large 4to. 2 vols. I: 501 pp., 42 plts. II: 719 pp., 64 plts.
$190.00

The Secret Is in Their EyesFive Volumes as Here BoundHundreds of Engravings
Including the work of Fuseli & Blake
Lavater, John Caspar.  Essays on physiognomy, designed to promote the knowledge and the love of mankind ... illustrated by more than eight hundred engravings accurately copied; and some duplicates added from originals. London: Printed for John Murray, No. 32, Fleet-Street; H. Hunter, D.D. Charles's-Square; and T. Holloway, No. 11, Bache's-Row, Hoxton, 1789–98. 4to in 2's (34.1 cm, 13.4"). 3 vols. in 5. I: [11] ff., iv, [10], 281 pp. (i.e., 285); 15 plates. II, part 1: xii, 238 pp.; 45 plates. II, part 2: [3] ff., pp. [239]–444; 47 plates. III, pt. 1: xii, 252 pp.; 25 plates. III, pt. 2: [3] ff., pp. 253-437 (i.e., 181 pp.), [9] pp.; 42 plates.
$2500.00
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All About BathWith MapsIncluding Its
Plants, Birds, & Insects
Morris, J[oseph] W[illiam], ed.  Handbook to Bath prepared on the occasion of the visit of the British Association, 1888. Bath: Isaac Pitman Sons, [1888]. 8vo (18.3 cm, 7.2"). vi, [3], 264, [4] pp.; 2 fold. maps (1 col.).
$125.00
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BIRDS, Eagerly Partying
The peahen at home, or the swan's bridal day.  London: J.L. Marks, [ca. 1842]. 16mo (17.5 cm, 6.75"). [8] ff.; illus.
$450.00
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Mini” Natural History Chapbook
Pretty rhymes about birds and animals for little boys and girls.  New York: Kiggins & Kellogg, [ca. 1860]. Miniature (7.8 cm, 3"). 8 pp.; illus.
$65.00
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Mid-19th-Century Music forthe Young
Russell, Benjamin A., & Charles Walton Sanders.  The robin red breast; a new juvenile singing book. New York: Ivison & Phinney; Chicago: S.C. Griggs & Co.; Buffalo: Phinney & Co.; et al., 1855. Oblong 8vo. 199, [1] pp.
$75.00
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LOUISA Learns aLife Lesson
The tame goldfinch, or, The unfortunate neglect. Philadelphia: Jacob Johnson, 1808. 16mo (13.5 cm, 5.25"). 36 pp.; 3 plts., illus.
$500.00
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“With Sorrow Did Jane Go, To Her Uncheering Home”
The tragi-comic history of the burial of Cock Robin; with the lamentation of Jenny Wren; the Sparrow's apprehension; and the Cuckoo's punishment.... Philadelphia: Benjamin Johnson (J. Probasco, pr.), 1821. Square 12mo. 16 pp., 8 plts.
$145.00
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Noah Webster & Alexander AndersonTeam Up
Webster, Noah.  The national pictorial primer. New York: George F. Cooledge & Bros., [1850s]. 12mo (19.2 cm, 7.5"). 48 pp.; illus.
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Scots Verse from the Author-Illustrator of
AMERICAN ORNITHOLOGY
[Wilson, Alexander].  [drop-title] The loss of the pack; to which is added The pack's address. [Paisley: G. Caldwell, 1868?]. 16mo (15 cm, 5.88"). 8 pp.
$75.00
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From the Chinchilla to the New Holland Cereopsis . . .
Illustrated & Educational!
Zoological Society of London; Edward Turner Bennett, ed.  The gardens and menagerie of the Zoological Society delineated. Chiswick: Printed by Charles Whittingham for Charles Tilt, 1831. 8vo (22 cm, 8.625"). 2 vols. I: xii, 308 pp.; illus. II: viii, 328 pp.; illus.
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