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John James Audubon; William Vogt
|Anmerkungen:||"This edition ... is limited to two thousand five hundred copies"--Preliminary leaf.
The colored plates are preceded by a reproduction of the t.p. of one of the original portfolios dated 1827-1830, not included in the paging.
"Of the ... 500 plates, the first 435 were originally published by Audubon, in London, during the years 1827-1838 ... a set believed to be the finest in uncut state in America ... has ... been followed in making the present reproductions. The final sixty-five subjects subjects were painted at a later date ... They were first reproduced in the octavo Birds of America published by Audubon in New York (and J.B. Chevalier in Philadelphia), 1840-1844"--Page [xii].
|Beschreibung:||xxvi pages,  pages : 500 color illustrations, facsimile, portrait ; 34 cm|
|Verfasserangabe:||John James Audubon ; with an introduction and descriptive text by William Vogt.|