10-30-2016 10-30-2016
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2950B Boston
October 30, 2016 11:00 AMCalender
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Cassin, John (1813-1869) Illustrations of the Birds of California, Texas, Oregon, British & Russian America.

$1,845$1,500
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2950B Location: Boston Date / Time: October 30, 2016 11:00AM

Description:

Cassin, John (1813-1869) Illustrations of the Birds of California, Texas, Oregon, British & Russian America. Philadelphia: Lippincott & Co., 1862. Large octavo, illustrated with fifty color plates, bound in contemporary green half morocco, t.e.g., headcap chipped, contents good, 10 1/4 x 6 3/4 in.
Cassin named 198 species of birds not identified by Wilson or Audubon.
Provenance: The Estate of David Spinney.
Estimate $1,500-2,000


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David Spinney, Philadelphia