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2 edition of Audubon illustrated handbook of American birds found in the catalog.

Audubon illustrated handbook of American birds

Edgar M. Reilly

Audubon illustrated handbook of American birds

by Edgar M. Reilly

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Published by McGraw-Hill in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Sponsored by the Audubon Society.

StatementOlin Sewall Pettingill - Editor in chief ; drawings by Albert Earl Gilbert.
ContributionsPettingill, Olin Sewall., Gilbert, Albert Earl., Audubon Society.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17302033M

LC Class QLA9 The Birds of America is a book by naturalist and painter John James Audubon, containing illustrations of a wide variety of birds of the United States. It was first published as a series in sections between and , in Edinburgh and : John James Audubon. John James Audubon THE BIRDS OF AMERICA Illustrated Book Hardcover. Item Information. Condition: not specified. Price: US $ Up For Grabs is a The Birds of America by John James Audubon Book. Published by the Macmillan Company New York Book does have staining and discoloration, as well as creases in pages and Rating: % positive.

The edition of Birds of America by Julius Bien and John Woodhouse Audubon was discontinued due to the onset of the Civil War. As a result, fewer than sets have survived, and original Bien "Wild Turkey" chromolithographs cost thousands of dollars.   ‘Citizens of the feathered tribe’ — Audubon’s The Birds of America Offered in a dedicated sale in New York on 14 June, this exceptional example of the most valuable illustrated book ever produced — and an icon of American art — was sold to benefit environmental causes.

I checked out this book from my library, hoping it had the full collection of birds from Audubon's Birds of America, but alas the copy by library had only featured 30 color prints from the original book, with a catalog of the remaining prints printed in black-and-white thumbnails in the back of the book/5. Expertly researched and illustrated, a must for Audubon collectors. $ Nuttall, Thomas, A POPULAR HANDBOOK OF THE BIRDS OF THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA, , Boston, Little Brown, first copyright in , blue cloth, pages. $ Peattie, Donald, AUDUBON’S AMERICA, pages, 4to, blue cloth. A short biography of Audubon plus much of.


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Audubon Illustrated Handbook of American Birds,pages, well illustrated with B&W photos, sketches, and at least 30 color plates.

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As the record of the interior story of the making of this monumental work, his journal of is one of the richest documents in the history of American culture. This is one of my all-time favorite bird books.

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