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Masterpieces of Bird Art: 700 Years of Ornithological Illustration: PASQUIER, Roger F.; FARRAND Jr.... Masterpieces of Bird Art: 700 Years of Ornithological Illustration: PASQUIER, Roger F.; FARRAND Jr.... Masterpieces of Bird Art: 700 Years of Ornithological Illustration: PASQUIER, Roger F.; FARRAND Jr....

Masterpieces of Bird Art: 700 Years of Ornithological Illustration


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ISBN 10: 1558591346 / ISBN 13: 9781558591349
Published by Abbeville Press, New York, 1991
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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First Edition. A stunning collection of 269 pictures (200 in full color) by 65 of the best bird artists in this oversized folio edition (11-1/4 in. wide x 13 in. tall). Most major bird artists are represented: Audubon, Fuentes, the Goulds, Catesby, Wolf, Cooper, Thayer, Sutton, Peterson and many others. The authors, both of whom are ornithologists, provide life histories and biographical information about the artists. With a foreword by Roger Tory Peterson. --- In full red cloth-covered boards with titling gilt-stamped on cover and spine. Printed on heavy, high-quality leaves. Jacket with color bird images on front and back. --- About Fine: a clean, bright, firm copy. Unclipped, unpriced dust jacket with a hint of rubbing, otherwise bright and clean; in removable archival mylar protector. (Due to the considerable weight of this item, extra shipping charges may be requested.); Folio (13 to 23 in. tall); 261 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 79817

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Title: Masterpieces of Bird Art: 700 Years of ...

Publisher: Abbeville Press, New York

Publication Date: 1991

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: First Edition.

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Signed book by Roger Pasquier. First inside page has some old wear from the postcard which is no longer there. Overall book is in excellent condition with some natural cover wear.

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Roger Tory Peterson, one of the world's greatest naturalists, received every major award for ornithology, natural science, and conservation as well as numerous honorary degrees, medals, and citations, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Peterson Identification System has been called the greatest invention since binoculars. These editions include updated material by Michael O'Brien, Paul Lehman, Bill Thompson III, Michael DiGiorgio, Larry Rosche, and Jeffrey A. Gordon.

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