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Masterpieces of bird art : 700 years of ornithological illustration ;; [by] Roger F. Pasquier and John Farrand, Jr. ; foreword by Roger Tory Peterson

Pasquier, Roger F. ; Farrand, John

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ISBN 10: 1558591346 / ISBN 13: 9781558591349
Published by Abbeville Press, New York, 1991
Used Condition: Very Fine Hardcover
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Folio in color illus white DJ with blue spine; 261 p. : col. ill. ; 34 cm. Includes bibliographical references (p. 252) and index. A lovely copy which I was sorely tempted to open, but, alas, have refrained. || Contents: Introduction: historical images. Wrought in the margin: the age of handmade illustrations and woodcuts. Colored after nature: the age of engravings. Drawn on stone: the age of lithographs. Feel of the feathers: the modern age. || Ornithological illustration -- History. Birds in art -- History. Birds -- Pictorial works. Birds in art. || *** Extra shipping charge apply for overseas due to weight (5lbs 13oz) and size of book. ***. Very fine in very fine DJ. As new, in original shrinkwrap. Bookseller Inventory # 18628

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Title: Masterpieces of bird art : 700 years of ...

Publisher: Abbeville Press, New York

Publication Date: 1991

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

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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