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  • Author:
    James McVean
  • ISBN:
    0354043145
  • ISBN13:
    978-0354043144
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  • Publisher:
    Futura Publications (June 1981)
  • Pages:
    224 pages
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    1158 kb
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    1979 kb
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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 1827 and 1838, in Edinburgh and London.

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.

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I just got through reading Rhodes excellent biography John James Audubon : The Making of an American, which got me interested in obtaining a copy of Birds of America

I just got through reading Rhodes excellent biography John James Audubon : The Making of an American, which got me interested in obtaining a copy of Birds of America. Audubon originally published the book by subscription.

Sea-Birds introduces us to the sea-birds of the North Atlantic, an ocean in which about half the world sea-bird .

Sea-Birds introduces us to the sea-birds of the North Atlantic, an ocean in which about half the world sea-bird species have been seen at one time or another. Each has a long record of exploration of the remotest parts of the Atlantic coast and islands.

John J. Audubon’s Birds of America. Photo: Susie Cushner. The images in our collection are provided courtesy of the John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove in Audubon, Pennsylvania, and the Montgomery County Audubon Collection. Learn more about the John James Audubon Center. The life’s work of both a lover and observer of birds and nature. John James Audubon's Birds of America is a portal into the natural world.

Some of the birds John James Audubon painted are extinct and he also . Whatever Birds of America is, said rare book dealer and author Rick Gekoski, "it isn't a book, not in any normal sense of the term".

Some of the birds John James Audubon painted are extinct and he also discovered new species. Davies said that while the estimated value of the Duke of Portland set is "sky high. is in excellent condition if the record does fall, then no one should be overly surprised because a rare book like this is recession-proof". The illegitimate son of a French sea captain and his creole mistress, Audubon was an itinerant artist who travelled America's wilderness drawing the birds he loved.

com: Seabird Nine: (1st . ISBN 10: 0698110633, ISBN 13: 9780698110632. Sturdy book, dark blue cloth spine, light blue covers with embossed author's name at center front, very bright gilt lettering on spine, 316 crisp pages. DJ beneath mylar, glossy with color-illustration of flying hawk on front, another on white back lightly browned at top. DJ has tiny light crease at spine top right edge. Near Very Fine DJ/Very Fine book.