38 years’ experience with advanced collectors, archives, and libraries. Mailing address: 885 Histoire naturelle des oiseaux de Paradis et des épimaques PDF Road, Suite 214, Victoria, BC V9A 6W6 CANADA. Presently seeking the archives of Missionaries, Diplomats and Businesses in China.
We received a very positive review from Rare Book Hub. THE BIRDS OF AMERICA, from Drawings Made in the United States and Their Territories. 500 hand-colored lithographed plates after Audubon by W. Trembly and others, printed and colored by J. Half-titles and list of subscribers in each volume. Publisher’s deluxe original full russet morocco binding with splendidly gilt Washington sea-eagle on front and back boards.
After completing the double-elephant folio edition at great expense in England, Audubon returned to the United States and used the Philadelphia firm of Bowen to produce a more profitable octavo version under the supervision of his sons. The Birds of America, Engraved from Drawings made in the United States and Their Territories. Published by the Author, and to be Seen at Mr. 16pp, including the titles of the plates, and the names of the subscribers. The prospectus is most often seen in Audobon’s Ornithological Biography, but here it appears as a stand-alone. We are pleased to announce our forthcoming catalogue of the Bird Book Collection of J. Fenwick Lansdowne with some extraordinary and beautifully illustrated books devoted to birds in North America, South America, Asia, and other countries.