Author:De Kay, James E

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Image for Zoology of New York, or the New-York Fauna; comprising detailed descriptions of all the animals hitherto observed within the state of New-York, with brief notices of those occasionally found near its borders, and accompanied by appropriate illustrations.  Part II: Birds

Zoology of New York, or the New-York Fauna; comprising detailed descriptions of all the animals hitherto observed within the state of New-York, with brief notices of those occasionally found near its borders, and accompanied by appropriate illustrations. Part II: Birds

By: De Kay, James E.

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Albany, Printed by Carroll and Cook: 1844

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: AM0100018

Condition: Good


General weakness to sewn binding. One plate detached (#1) and one signature (plates #16-22) detached. Looseness to other signatures. Foxing/discoloration to to some plates (notably #'s 1, 65, 75, 98 and 125). A scarce and very seminal work, this is one of only 300 colored copies produced. Complete copies are becoming more scarce as the books are broken up for the individual plates. Please see images. Images of all plates are available. 380 pages plus 141 full page hand colored plates. View more info