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    Canis familiaris

    The Cleveland Public Library owns a copy of the 1845 edition of the Quadrupeds of North America, The viviparous quadrupeds of North America / by John James Audubon and the Revd. John Bachman that includes three volumes of text and three portfolios each with 50 folio sized illustrations. This work, with illustrations by Audubon and text by John Bachman, followed the publication of Audubon's Birds of America, was an attempt at depiction of the quadrupeds of "the British and Russian possessions in American, the whole of the United States and their territories, California,...

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