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The birds of America

Author: John James Audubon; William Vogt
Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan Co. of Canada, 1937.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Pictorial Works
Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John James Audubon; William Vogt
OCLC Number: 271387768
Notes: 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 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), 1830-1844. The present plates 436-500 are reproduced from that book."--Note.
Description: xxvi pages, 500 color plates on 250 leaves frontispiece (portrait) 32 cm
Responsibility: by John James Audubon; with an introduction and descriptive text by William Vogt.

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