New York: J. W. Bounton, 1877.
Quarter Leather. Three large 8vo. volumes; in publisher’s red cloth backed in dark green morocco with titling and a vignette of a hawk in gilt; cv, , 408 pages, with plates 1-27; vii, 495, with plates 28-68; vii, 540 pages including the Index, with plates 69-76, 1-27; there are 103 chromolithographic plates in total; this copy lacks a frontispiece of Alexander Wilson in Volume I; there is a previous owner gift inscription on the half-title page of each voluem~~A lovely, if later, edition of this important work of American ornithology.
Near Fine binding.