Illustrations of the Birds of California, Texas, Oregon, British and Russian America. John Cassin.
Illustrations of the Birds of California, Texas, Oregon, British and Russian America.

Illustrations of the Birds of California, Texas, Oregon, British and Russian America.

Austin: Published for Summerlee Foundation of Dallas by the Texas State Historical Association, 1991. [42], viii, 298 pp. Illus. with 50 color plates and b/w photos. 4to. Three quarter brown leather over marbled paper-covered boards, titles gilt. Brown marbled slipcase. First edition thus. Introduction by R. M. Peck. A fine copy in a fine slipcase. As new. C. Nissen,173 (1st ed.); Sitwell, p. 64 (1st ed.). Item #23146

Originally published in Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1856. Lithographs drawn on stone by W.E. Hitchcock, engraved by George W. White, and lithographed by J. T. Bowen. A excellent reproduction of this masterpiece.

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