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John James Audubon by  Alice FORD - First Edition - 1964 - from Bluebird Books (SKU: 78869)

John James Audubon

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John James Audubon

by FORD, Alice

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  • hardcover
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Norman: University of Oklahoma Press. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1964. First Edition. Hardcover. Stated first edition, copyright page. A biography of the noted naturalist and painter. Includes numerous b&w plates, showing both Audubon's famous bird and wildlife paintings, as well as portraits by Mr. Audubon and others. Color frontis illustration of Great Blue Heron. --- In full beige cloth-covered boards w/titling in gilt on black spine block; binder's blue topstain. Lacks the dust jacket. --- Top edge has been exposed to dampness resulting in waterspotting, but this doesn't affect the pages themselves. Prior owner's signatures on a few leaves near the front of the volume; else a bright, firm, clean copy. ; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; xiv, 488 pages .

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bookseller
Bluebird Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
78869
Title
John James Audubon
Author
FORD, Alice
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good+ with no dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
University of Oklahoma Press
Place of Publication
Norman
Date Published
1964
Bookseller catalogs
>>Biography, Autobiography, Memoir;

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About Bluebird Books

Bluebird Books is the bookselling business of Eric Mayer, operating from my base in Littleton, Colorado. I specialize in classic fiction and literature, books on birds and natural history, railroadiana, biography, history and many other genres. Bluebird Books features publications by the Modern Library and Everyman's Library. I offer free shipping on books shipped within the US via USPS Media Mail. INTERNATIONAL ORDERS: I recommend that you use Biblio.com for your international orders because they have formed a partnership with Asendia to allow for much more affordable shipping on parcels weighing under 5 lb. (about 2.26 kg).

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