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NESTS AND EGGS OF BIRDS OF THE UNITED STATES
Philadelphia: J. A. Wagenseller, 1882. First Edition. Hardcover. Rear cover loose but holding; plates vary from clean to lightly foxed. Very Good. Quarto (8-1/2" x 11-1/2") bound in publisher's decorated cloth, lacking the spine which is here covered with binder's tape. Illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of the author, a detailed chromolithographic title page, and 54 gorgeous chromolithographs of birds and their nests with eggs, all protected with a tissue guard. Bennett (p. 44): "Drawings done chiefly by Mr. Edwin Sheppard of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, acknowledged as the best ornithological artist in America.
      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, ABAA ]
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