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Audubon"s Birds of America, 1995 Desk Diary

Abbeville publishing group

Audubon"s Birds of America, 1995 Desk Diary

by Abbeville publishing group

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Published by Abbeville publishing group .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science - Nature & Ecology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages100
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12089669M
    ISBN 101558597883

    Divers of lakes and bays, wanderers of seas and coasts --Waterfowl --Scavengers and birds of prey --Upland gamebirds and marsh-dwellers --Shorebirds --Seabirds --Showy birds, nocturnal hunters, and superb aerialists --Gleaners of forest and meadow --Songsters and mimics --Woodland sprites --Flockers and songbirds. Other Titles: Birds of America. Buy Audubon's Birds of America Coloring Book by John James Audubon online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now.

    COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. This marvelous edition of Audubon's Birds of America displays all of Audubon's brilliant handcolored engravings in exquisite reproductions taken from the original plates of the Audubon Society's archival copy of the rare Double Elephant Folio. Although many attempts have been made to re-create the magnificent illustrations in Audubon's masterpiece, nothing equals the level of fidelity or.

    Divers of lakes and bays, wanderers of seas and coasts --Waterfowl --Scavengers and birds of prey --Upland gamebirds and marsh-dwellers --Shorebirds --Seabirds --Showy birds, nocturnal hunters, and superb aerialists --Gleaners of forest and meadow --Songsters and mimics --Woodland sprites --Flockers an songbirds. Other Titles: Birds of America. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: At head of title: The Audubon Society baby elephant folio. Description: 1 volume (unpaged), plates.


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Audubon"s Birds of America, 1995 Desk Diary by Abbeville publishing group Download PDF EPUB FB2

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InWitham’s copy of Birds of America—complete with cabinet—sold for $ million, the most paid for a printed book at auction at the time. (It unseated another copy of The Birds. The so-called "tiny folio" is not actually the title of the book being sold here. The book, which IS tiny and measures x x inches, is hard covered and contains pages.

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out of 5 stars Hardcover. $ Only 12 left in stock - order soon/5(93). Birds of America was part of the collection that became the Darlington Memorial Library, established in the University’s Cathedral of Learning.

According to one of Mr. Darlington's record books, he paid $ to purchase the complete set in The Preservation of Audubon’s Birds of America. Including the red-winged blackbird, painted bunting, wood duck, great blue heron, ruby-throated hummingbird, purple finch, and blue jay, 46 different species of birds from all parts of the United States are included in this book.

The pictures have been faithfully redrawn by Paul E. Kennedy from originals by John James Aububon (–), the most famous American each. The Birds of America is a monumental classic, but it has never been explored like this before.

This important new volume presents all the dazzling watercolors that Audubon painted for these monumental engravings. We are familiar with the prints engraved by Robert Havell Jr., but Audubon’s Aviary illuminates the original masterpieces that were Reviews:   The so-called "tiny folio" is not actually the title of the book being sold here.

The book, which IS tiny and measures x x inches, is hard covered and contains pages. It is small but fully packed. It is sturdy. The actual title is "The National Audubon Society BABY Elephant Folio Audubon's Birds of America.".

John James Audubon’s Birds of America. Often cited as “the most expensive book of all time,” there are still known intact copies of John James Audubon’s The Birds of America (which was published between and ). While there are a handful of books in the world that may be worth more, until Birds of America held the record for the most money paid at auction for any single.

A rare original copy of John James Audubon’s Birds of America, billed as the world’s most expensive book, sold for a record breaking £ million at Sotheby’s in London in Only complete copies of the 19th-century book are known to exist, and are owned by museums and libraries.

This book is full of fabulous pictures. I use it in an ornithology unit with 2nd graders. Part of the unit centers around art inspired by birds, and so we of course discuss Audubon. The book is a good size (not elephant portfolio size-I wish- but large enough for students to really see the Reviews: He was notable for his extensive studies documenting all types of American birds and for his detailed illustrations that depicted the birds in their natural habitats.

His major work, a color-plate book entitled The Birds of America (), is considered one of the finest ornithological works ever completed. Audubon identified 25 new species.

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Audubon, John James. ISBN X ISBN Used. Softcover. Originally, The Birds of America was planned to be issued serially in eighty parts of five plates each, for a total of plates.

The final count, however, would increase to in 87 parts, owing to discoveries of new species made by Thomas Nuttall and John Kirk Townsend on the Wyeth expedition to the Columbia River in Including the red-winged blackbird, painted bunting, wood duck, great blue heron, ruby-throated hummingbird, purple finch, and blue jay, 46 different species of birds from all parts of the United States are included in this book.

The pictures have been faithfully redrawn by Paul E. Kennedy. Audubon's Birds of America Coloring Book | Expertly rendered illustration of plants, flowers and animals accurate enough to be used as identification aids.

Informative captions provide valuable information. Most include full-color illustrations on the covers. It's quite a nest egg. John James Audubon's "Birds of America," a rare blend of art, natural history and craftsmanship, fetched more than $10 million at auction on Tuesday, making it the world's.

Popular edition of John James Audubon's ( - ) illustrations of birds of America began painting in Collection of Audubon paintings, in color, accompanied by captions by ornothologist Ludlow Griscom ( - ), known as the "Dean of the Birdwatchers". A copy of John James Audubon's Birds of America has became the most expensive book ever sold when it went under the hammer at Sotheby's for a staggering US$11, (£7,).

The auction was a rare chance to own one of the best preserved editions of the 19th century masterpiece, with its hand-coloured illustrations, seen as a key volume on US natural history. Birds of America was printed between andand was filled prints created from hand-engraved plates based on Audubon’s original watercolor paintings.

In addition to the prints, each bird’s page also includes a recording of the animal’s call, plus extensive written texts from the period of the book’s printing. First edition of The Birds of America by John James Audubon, done by the Philadelphia firm of J.T. Bowen in Size is approximately 6 1/2 x 10 inches Genuine Audubon lithograph - Blue Mountain Warbler - Male Pl.

98 Octavo Editions ().