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AUDUBON, John James
Spermophilus Spilosoma (Californian Marmot Squirrel) [Plate 109]
J.T. Bowen, Philadelphia, 1847. Folio quadruped print. Lithograph with original hand coloring. Page measures 20.5" x 26.25". From First Imperial Folio edition of J.J. Audubon's "Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America". Minor overall wear and chips to left corners. John James Audubon (1785-1851) was an American naturalist, painter and ornithologist who did extensive field work studying birds before painting them. By the late 1830's, he was planning a new book on the viviparous quadrupeds of North America. Audubon was assisted by many family members in this enterprise including his two sons. Please visit our gallery for more Audubon prints.
Bookseller: Argosy Book Store, ABAA, ILAB [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
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