New York: Sotheby's, 1989-1990,
large quarto, green cloth with pictorial label on front covers. Sotheby's, Item #30837
Nine Parts, complete: Part I, John James Audubon Magnificent Books and Manuscripts; Part II, Magnificent Color-Plate Ornithology; Part III, The Original Watercolors for Selby's Illustrations of British Ornithology; Part IV, French Literature; Part V, Highly Important Illustrated and Scientific Ornithology; Part VI, Highly Important American and Children's Literature; Part VII, Highly Important Printed and Manuscript Americana; Part VIII, Highly Important English Literature; Volume IX, Highly Important Printed Books and Illuminated Manuscripts. A complete set of the sales from this magnificent library. . Extensively illustrated and with introductory essays by G. Thomas Tanselle, Cecil Y. Lang, David Kirschenbaum, and others. Each volume with prices realized laid in. Part IX with lower corners showing water stain though not affecting endpapers nor text block.