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Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Rose-breasted Grosbeak, Plate CXXVII.

Auction:
3176B
Lot:
308
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3176B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 18, 2018 11:00AM

Description:

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Rose-breasted Grosbeak, Plate CXXVII. [from] Birds of America. London: R. Havell, 1826-1838. Double elephant folio format hand-colored engraving with aquatint and etching, reds and greens faded, mounted, watermark discernible, old adhesive from a mat along all outer blank margins, 32 x 25 1/4 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500


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United States, Agricultural pests, Agriculture, Audubon, Birdwatchers, Gopher, Ground squirrel, John James Audubon, Mammaliaformes, Richardson's ground squirrel, Squirrel, Urocitellus, Visual arts

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