The Collector's Edition in folio of 'The Original Water-color Paintings by John James Audubon for The Birds of America.' Reproduced in color from the originals in the collection of the New York Historical Society. Four hundred and thirty-one loose plates housed in a walnut box with two drawers with brass drawer pulls and a brass plaque on top, number 51 of 750 sets. The top can be raised and used as a stand to display plates. Included also, is the book published to accompany the plates with an introduction by Marshall B. Davidson and a key to the plates (limitation number does not match that of the wooden box).