Lot 71 of 541:
Coues Key to North American Birds First Edition.  

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Title:
Key to North American Birds Containing a Concise Account of Every Species of Living and Fossil Bird
Author:
Coues, Elliott
Place:
Salem
Publisher:
Naturalists' Agency
Date:
1872
Description:

[viii], 361, [3] pp. 6 lithograph plates. (4to) original brown pebbled cloth, gilt bird vignette on front, spine lettered in gilt. First Edition.

A standard reference on the subject by the noted ornithologist.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Light wear to cloth, front joint splitting, rear hinge starting; previous owner's stamp on half title; very good.
 
Item number:
273671
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