New York: The Macmillan Co, 1937. Limited edition. Hardcover. Quarto [32 cm] 1/4 green cloth with marbled paper over boards. Top edge gilt. Forest green endpapers. Printed on all-rag paper. Frontispiece portrait of Audubon from the painting by F. Cruickshank. Contains Transcript of the Legends on the Original Plates and Index of Common Names. There is a small cluster of light moisture stains on the front board, and the rear board has a couple of minor scratches. The underlying boards are exposed occasionally along the edges. Will require extra postage due to weight. Very good. Item #58599
Number 465 in an edition limited to 2500 copies. A stunning edition of one of the most prized collections of bird illustrations of all time.