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The birds of America

Author: John James Audubon; William Vogt
Publisher: New York : Macmillan Co., 1942.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An introduction and a brief descriptive note for each plate, and both common and scientific names are given as well as habitat, etc.
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Audubon, John James, 1785-1851.
Birds of America.
New York : Macmillan Co., 1942
(OCoLC)704394572
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John James Audubon; William Vogt
OCLC Number: 2028690
Notes: The colored plates are preceded by a reproduction of the title page of one of the original portfolios dated 1827-30, not included in the paging.
"The 435 plates ... originally published by Audubon, in London, during the years 1827-1938 ... a set believed to be the finest in uncut state in America ... has ... been followed in making the present reproductions"--Note.
"Published November 1937. Reprinted 1941. Reprinted 1942."
Includes index.
Description: xxvi pages, 435 pages of plates : color illustrations, portrait ; 32 cm
Responsibility: John James Audubon ; with a foreword and descriptive captions by William Vogt.

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An introduction and a brief descriptive note for each plate, and both common and scientific names are given as well as habitat, etc.

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