Norwalk: Easton Press. First Edition Thus; Collector's Edition. Hardcover. Item #16106
Book condition is Near Fine, bound in full, genuine leather with gilt accents, 22kt gold page edges and a hubbed spine. Smyth sewn, interior vaunts moire end papers, acid-neutral paper (won't yellow or become brittle over time) and silk ribbon page marker. Text is clean and unmarked, still in factory shrink-wrap. This exclusive Deluxe Limited Edition reproduces the complete "Birds of America," the legendary masterpiece in the 1844 octavo edition – all the descriptions, all 500 full-color plates. One of the finest ornithological works ever created. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall.