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The birds of America

John James Audubon

The birds of America

by John James Audubon

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Published by Macmillan, Collier Macmillan in New York, London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • North America
    • Subjects:
    • Birds -- North America -- Pictorial works

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementJohn James Audubon ; with a foreword by Robert McCracken Peck ; introduction and descriptive captions by William Vogt.
      ContributionsVogt, William, 1902-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL681 .A97 1985
      The Physical Object
      Pagination435, xxviii p. :
      Number of Pages435
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3022787M
      ISBN 100025044508
      LC Control Number85003030
      OCLC/WorldCa11756385

      Birds of America () is a collection of short stories by American writer Lorrie stories in this collection originally appeared in The New Yorker, Elle, The New York Times, and The Paris story "People Like That Are the Only People Here" won an O. Henry Award in The book became a New York Times bestseller, a rarity for a short story : Lorrie Moore.   Ornithological Biography, or an Account of the Habits of the Birds of the United States of America; accompanied by descriptions of the objects represented in the work entitled The Birds of America. Edinburgh: Adam and Charles Black, [i.e. ]. 5 volumes, 8o ( x mm).

      Get this from a library! The birds of America. [John James Audubon; William Vogt] -- "The plates in this volume were originally published by Audubon, in London, during the years A superb set of these original 'Elephant Folio' plates -- a set believed to be the finest. 'Birds of America' is one of the best known natural history books ever produced and also one of the most valuable - a complete set sold at auction in December for million, which is a world record.

      Accompanied by a five-volume textual account of Audubon’s observations and adventures, Ornithological Biography, or, An Account of the Habits of the Birds of the United States of America, it took more than 13 years to complete the fewer than full-sets produced. Of the roughly complete copies now known to exist, Yale owns two.   A never-before-published edition of the rare chromolithographic Audubon prints of American birds. John James Audubon is arguably America’s most widely recognized and collected artist. His Birds of America has been reproduced often, beginning with the double elephant Price: $


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