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Monograph of the Odontophorinae, Gould, Rare Book

Lot 0130 fromArader Galleries Spring 2017 Auction|Mar 25, 2017 5:00 PM UTC
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A Monograph of the Odontophorinae or Partridges of America. John Gould (1804-1881). London: Richard and John E. Taylor for the Author, 1850. Physical Description: 1 volume. Large Folio ( 21 1/2 x 14 1/2 inches). 32 hand-colored lithographic plates by Gould and Henry Constantine Richter, printed by Hullmandel and Walton (some occasional spotting). Half green morocco, spine gilt, all edges gilt, 7 compartments, 6 raised bands, in green slipcase. Provenance: Armorial bookplate from William Nelson. First edition. The first of Gould’s monographs on gamebirds, and originally issued in three parts by subscription in 1844, 1846, and 1850. Inspired by the Callipepla Californica (or, California Quail) presented to the Zoological Society of London by Captain Frederick William Beechey (author of Narrative of a Voyage to the Pacific and Bering Strait, 1831) in 1830. Guidance: Sotheby’s, 2007 - $21,250

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Monograph of the Odontophorinae, Gould, Rare Book

Lot 0130 fromArader Galleries Spring 2017 Auction|Mar 25, 2017 5:00 PM UTC
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