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The birds of America : from drawings made in the United States and their territories

Author: John James AudubonJ B ChevalierE G DorseyRalph TrembleyJohn T BowenAll authors
Publisher: New York : Published by J.J. Audubon ; Philadelphia : J.B. Chevalier, [New York] : J.J. Audubon, 77 William Street, New York, 34 North Front Street, Philadelphia, [Philadelphia] : E.G. Dorsey, Printer, Library Street 1840-1842. 1843-1844.
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Genre/Form: Subscription lists (Publishing)
Subscription publications
Lithographs
Pictorial works
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Audubon, John James, 1785-1851.
Birds of America.
New York : J.J. Audubon ; Philadelphia : J.B. Chevalier, 1840-1844
(OCoLC)647580830
Material Type: Artwork reproduction
Document Type: Book, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John James Audubon; J B Chevalier; E G Dorsey; Ralph Trembley; John T Bowen; William E Hitchcock; G. & W. Endicott (Firm),
OCLC Number: 17332716
Notes: First Royal Octavo Edition with hand colored lithographs from the engravings of the Double Elephant Folio Edition. Also with revised text. Issued to subscribers in 100 parts, each with 5 lithographic plates. Consult Herrick.
Plates lithographed by J. T. Bowen, except plates 136-150 which were lithographed by Endicott. Plates lithographed by Bowen have the drawer's initials "R.T.," for Ralph Trembly, or W.E.H. for William E. Hitchcock, who transferred the image to the lithograph stone.
"Entered according to the Act of Congress, in the year 1839, by J.J. Audubon and J.B. Chevalier ..."--Title page verso of volumes I-VII,
Vol. I: viii, [3], 12-256 pages, 70 leaves of plates; vol. II: vii, [4], 12-205, [1] pages, 71-140 leaves of plates; vol. III: viii, [1], 10-233, [3] pages, 141-210 leaves of plates; vol. IV: viii, [1], 10-321, [3] pages, 211-280 leaves of plates; vol. V: viii, [1], 10-346, [2] pages, 281-350 leaves of plates; vol. VI: viii, [1], 10-457, [3] pages, 351-420 leaves of plates; vol. VII: ix, [2], 10-371, [3] pages, 421-500 leaves of plates.
List of subscribers: vol. I, pages [247]-256; vol. II, pages [201]-205; vol. III, page [2] at end; vol. IV, page [2] at end; vol V, page [1] at end; v. 6, page [2] at end; vol. VII, page [2] at end.
Description: 7 volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm (8vo)
Responsibility: by John James Audubon, F.R. SS. L. & E.

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