Lot 8 of 361:
Audubon hand-colored litho, Norway Rat  

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Title:
Mus Decumanus, Brown, or Norway Rat. Male, Female & Young. Natural Size

Author:
Audubon, John James

Place:
Philadelphia

Publisher:

Date:
1845

Description:

Original hand-colored lithograph, 54x69.5 cm (21¼x27½").

From the elephant folio-sized edition of the book published in 1845-48, No. II. Plate LIV from 'The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America.' With artist's credit "Drawn from Nature by J. J. Audubon" at bottom left corner and "Lith'd. Printed, & and Col.'d by J.T. Bowen, Philad.1845" at right.


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Condition:
Minuscule chips along top edge, some general sunning; very good.


 
Item number:
319445
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