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The Birds of America

by Audubon, John James

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


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Robert's Bookshop

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New York: The Macmillan Co.. Fine with no dust jacket. 1937. First Edition. Hard Cover. Full sized dummy of the regular edition of the book. Accompanying is a letter from the manager of the trade department of MacMillan, to a bookshop in Dallas, Texas. The top of the letter, the fep, & the inside front cover are rust stained from an old staple (since removed). The book contains 16 plates (on 8 pages), with the balance blank paper. The dummy was intended to help obtain advance orders of the book. The letter is dated 10 Aug '37, 3 months before publication date. There is very slight soiling to the top of the front cover, and a 1 1/2x3" area of silverfish damage to the top outer corner of the back cover. Otherwise the book is extremely tight. The corners are not bumped.; Salesman's Dummy; 9x12 1/2" .

Book Details

  • Bookseller: Robert's Bookshop US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 5703
  • Title: The Birds of America
  • Author: Audubon, John James
  • Illustrator:Illustrated by Aububon, John James
  • Format/binding:Hard Cover
  • Book condition: Fine with no dust jacket
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: The Macmillan Co.
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1937
  • Keywords: Birds, Dummy, Publisher's Dummy, Sample Book
  • Bookseller catalogs: Birds;
  • Subjects: NATURE / Birds & Birdwatching;


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