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Author: John James Audubon; Donald Culross Peattie; Riverside Press (Cambridge, Mass.); Lakeside Press (Chicago, Ill.)
Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Co., 1940.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Diaries
Autobiographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Audubon, John James, 1785-1851.
Audubon's America.
Boston, Houghton Mifflin Co., 1940
(OCoLC)562514819
Named Person: John James Audubon; John James Audubon
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John James Audubon; Donald Culross Peattie; Riverside Press (Cambridge, Mass.); Lakeside Press (Chicago, Ill.)
OCLC Number: 492569
Notes: Map on lining-papers.
"This edition is limited to three thousand and twenty-five autographed copies of which three thousand are for sale. The text was printed at the Riverside Press in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and the plates were printed at the Lakeside Press in Chicago and the Tudor Press in Boston, in August, 1940.'--Page [i].
Includes index.
Description: vii, [1] pages, 1 leaf, 328, [1] pages color frontispiece (portrait) color plates (part double) 30 cm
Contents: What Audubon knew --
Biographical note --
Audubon as a witness --
Kentucky days and nights --
Louisville in Kentucky (Audubon meets Alexander Wilson) --
Kentucky sports (Audubon meets Daniel Boone) --
The eccentric naturalist (Audubon meets Rafinesque) --
Hunters' tales --
A raccoon hunt in Kentucky --
The opposum --
The cougar --
Black bear --
Deer hunting --
Pioneer types --
The prairie --
The regulators --
Hospitality in the woods --
Meadville (Audubon as itinerant artist) --
The runaway --
The squatters of the Mississippi --
Deep South --
Down the Ohio and Mississippi --
New Orleans in 1821 --
The Florida Keys --
Four proud fowl --
Wild turkey --
Whooping crane --
Ivory-billed woodpecker --
Carolina parrot --
Down East for birds and subscribers --
Audubon's farthest north --
The eggers of Labrador --
Business in New England --
Out West with buffalo and Indians --
Up the Missouri --
On the Dakota prairies --
Envoi.
Responsibility: edited by Donald Culross Peattie; illustrated with facsimiles of Audubon's prints and paintings.

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