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Bonaparte, Charles Lucian.
American ornithology, or, The natural history of birds inhabiting the United States, not given by Wilson: with figures drawn, engraved, and coloured, from nature.
Samuel Augustus Mitchell: sold by Anthony Finley, Philadelphia, 1825.

4 v., col. ill., 38 cm.

Notes: Vols. 2 and 3 have imprint: Philadelphia : Carey, Lea & Carey. Vol. 4 has imprint: Philadelphia : Carey & Lea ... All four volumes were printed by William Brown; Plates drawn by Titian R. Peale and A. Rider, engraved by Alexander Lawson. Plate IV is John James Audubon's first published drawing. References: Zimmer, J.T. Ayer Lib., p. 64-65; Sabin 6264; Yale. Ornithological books, p. 34; Anker, J. Bird books, 47.


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