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Birds of America edited by Gilbert Pearson, 514 color bird portraits by Louis Agassiz Fuertes. NY: Doubleday, 1936. Unknown printing. Originally published in 1917, reprinted unchanged. Over 1,000 pp. Fuertes was known for his accuracy of detail, and created the habitat groups in the New York Museum of Natural History. Also included are 108 full-size paintings of bird's eggs. A complete index is included.
About the Seller
Julie Goldman has been collecting books all her life. As a child, she spent many days haunting the used book stores on 4th Avenue in NYC with her father. Most collectors become booksellers out of necessity, and Goldman began selling about 15 years ago. The library lions are the pair of stone lions who guard the New York Public Library. Their names are Patience and Fortitude. When you place an order with librarylions it will receive the attention and treatment it deserves.
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