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Birds of the World as Painted by 19th Century Artists

Aramata, Hiroshi

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ISBN 10: 0517573741 / ISBN 13: 9780517573747
Published by Crown, New York, 1989
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Hardcover in dust jacket. 4to. First American edition. Book is crisp and clean, with no remainder mark. Tiny area of sticker lift on front pastedown page. Unclipped dust jacket is unblemished. Organized by species, with full-color plates depicting each kind of bird; attribution by artist and date can be found in the captions. A wonderful book for naturalists interested in how birds were depicted in one of the heydays of illustration. 239 pp. including sections on the Latin and English names of the species. In protective Mylar. Heavy--will require additional postage if shipped outside the U.S. Bookseller Inventory # 73666

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Title: Birds of the World as Painted by 19th ...

Publisher: Crown, New York

Publication Date: 1989

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First edition

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Japanese writer Aramata shares his deep connections with the master painter/naturalists of the 18th and 19th centuries their fascination with nature, their superb artistry, and the foundations of their accomplishments in feelings of respect, equality, and direct communication with birds. The illustrations are from his collection of rare volumes; the text is intimate and illuminating on the subjects of art, culture, and the history of science. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

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