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A Celebration of Birds: The Life and Art of Louis Agassiz Fuertes

Peck, Robert McCracken

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ISBN 10: 0802707165 / ISBN 13: 9780802707161
Published by Walker & Co, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1982
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Very nice copy of this beautiful book full of lovely illustrations. It is price clipped and former owner put a bookplate on F.E.P. Signed by Peck on title page. Bookseller Inventory # 003852

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Title: A Celebration of Birds: The Life and Art of ...

Publisher: Walker & Co, New York, New York, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1982

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Signed: By Author

Edition: First Edition

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Pp. xiv, 178, 158 illustrations (49 in color), primarily from Fuertes's watercolors and drawings. Publisher's blue cloth, lettered in gilt on the front cover, color pictorial dust jacket, 4to. Published for The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. Introduction by Roger Tory Peterson. Foreword by Thomas Peter Bennett. "A Celebration of Birds is the most comprehensive work to date to examine the essence of the Fuertes genius" (from the jacket flap). Fuertes traveled to Alaska, Texas, Bahamas, Yucatan, Colombia and Abyssinia among other places in search of birds and other wildlife to paint. This volume presents a chronology of his life illustrated with many of his fine watercolors and sketches.

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