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Audubon birds of America

John James Audubon

Audubon birds of America

by John James Audubon

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Published by Crown Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Birds -- United States -- Pictorial works.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesFavorite Audubon birds of America.
      Statementintroduction and commentaries by Roger Tory Peterson.
      ContributionsPeterson, Roger Tory, 1908-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL682 .A92 1978
      The Physical Object
      Pagination154 p., [4] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages154
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4729293M
      ISBN 100517535459
      LC Control Number78017307

      Among the most significant American books of the 19th Century, Audubon’s The Birds of America is extraordinary in several ways. The enormous 4 volume “Double Elephant Folio” carefully and accurately documents more than species of American birds in life-size prints, making it an important work of natural history and scientific observation. John James Audubon, Birds of America. New York: Macmillan, First popular edition, first printing. 8vo. 4-color reproductions of Audubon's birds. VG condition. Paper-decorated green boards. No dustjacket. Clean/tight/bright. Attractive book. [b1]. Seller Inventory # BLL More information about this seller | Contact this seller

      results for audubon birds of america book. Save this search. 7 S 0 P O N S O A R P A 7 E E D U J-1 0 F J Price. Under $ - apply Price filter. $ to $ - apply Price filter. Over $ - apply Price filter. New Listing Original Watercolor Paintings by John James Audubon for The Birds of America Set. $   John James Audubon was a naturalist and painter and is considered one of the greatest bird artists of all time. Born in Haiti in , he spent much of his life travelling North America observing, catching and drawing birds and animals in remarkable detail/5(26).

      Audubon's Birds of America. The University of Pittsburgh is fortunate to own one of the rare, complete sets of John James Audubon’s Birds of America. It is considered to be the single most valuable set of volumes in the collections of the University Library System (ULS). . The Birds of America absorbed Audubon’s attention for much of his life and its publication took nearly 12 years to complete. In the 19th century it was the usual practice for bird illustrators to work exclusively from preserved specimens, but Audubon found this less than ideal.


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