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One of the 400 engraved images in the Audubon set: a Common American Swan.
January 20, 2012 Christie's New York today auctioned off a rare set of John James Audubon's Birds of America. It didn't come close to the record $11.5 million paid for another full set of the books in 2010. But it was still a hefty price.
January 19, 2012 In 2010, a set fetched $11.5 million. At Friday's sale, it's expected that someone will bid even more. The four volumes were created between 1827 and 1838.
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