BIRDS        


CORNERSTONE for an AMERICAN SPORTING LIBRARY
(AsGame”).  “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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Pre-Civil War KentuckyParticularly Its Birds But Also Those Lovely Dresses!
Allen, James Lane; & Hugh Thomson, illus.  A Kentucky cardinal and Aftermath. New York & London: The Macmillan Co. (pr. by Norwood Press), 1900. 12mo (20.9 cm, 8.22"). [2], xxxii, [2], 276, [4 (adv.)] pp.; illus.
$125.00
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The BIRDS in Miniature” with theirBetter “Habitats”
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.
$45.00
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Buffon's Natural History in the “Short” Version:  Four Volumes
Upwards of Four Hundred Engravings on Wood”
Buffon, Georges Louis Leclerc, comte de; John Wright, ed.   Buffon's natural history of the globe and of man; beasts, birds, fishes, reptiles, and insects. London: Printed for T.T. & J. Tegg (by C. Whittingham at the Chiswick Press), 1833. 12mo (16.8 cm, 6.6"). 4 vols. I: vi, 463, [1] pp.; illus. II: [2], 492 pp.; illus. III: [2], 476 pp.; illus. IV: [2], 470 pp.; illus.
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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

Some of Caldecott's Favorite Birds
Ewing, Juliana Horatia; Randolph Caldecott, illus.   Daddy Darwin's dovecot: A country tale. London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge (engraved & printed by Edmund Evans), [1884]. 8vo (20.7 cm, 8.15"). Col. frontis., 52 pp.; illus.
$200.00
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12 Full-Color Duck Illustrations: Chromolithographed PRANG Toy Book
[Saxby, Jane Euphemia]; Louis Prang, illus.  Dame duck's lecture. Boston: L. Prang & Co., 1865. 12mo (10.7 cm, 4.25"). [12] pp.; col. illus.
$450.00
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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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The Woodpecker Gets a Woodcut
The Woodpecker; to which are added, Maggy Lauther. Flowers of the forest; The Lover's chain.  Stirling [Scotland]: Printed by W. Macnie, [ca. 1920s]. 12mo (14.9 cm, 5.875"). 8 pp.
$85.00
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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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