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Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Long-legged Avocet, Plate CCCXXVIII.

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
441
Sold for:
$923$750

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Long-legged Avocet, Plate CCCXXVIII. [from] Birds of America. London: R. Havell, 1826-1838.
Hand-aquatinted copper-plate engraving, matted and framed, with J. Whatman watermark, dated 1836, slight mat burn, pink legs of the bird faded to a nude color, small red stamp of the New York Society Library on the verso, 39 1/2 x 26 1/2 in.
[Together with] an Amsterdam edition facsimile of the same print, matted and framed, and the two parts of the sale catalog from 1980 of the New York Society Library sale of their Audubon collection.
Estimate $800-1,000


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