Numerous illustrations and color insert. Quarto. Cloth. New. In pictorial dust jacket. "A GUIDE TO AUDUBON'S Birds of America provides a comprehensive yet easily accessible tour through the maze of nomenclature difficulties in Audubon's great works. A brief historical introduction recounts significant events in Audubon's life and discusses the techniques used in the creation of the double elephant folio. Detailed descriptions of each print include: the current name of the bird according to the most recent data...; the name (if any) on Audubon's original painting...; name of the bird in the octavo and Bien editions; and brief accounts of pertinent historical data" (dust jacket). An essential Audubon reference book.
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Book Description William Reese Co. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 093922609X This is a hardcover book with dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # NY25.ST1
Book Description William Reese Co, 2002. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P11093922609X