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The Birds of America

by Audubon, John James


$ 75.75


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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