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Birds of America

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The University Society , New York
Birds -- North Am
Statementeditor-in-chief, T. Gilbert Pearson; consulting editor, John Burroughs; artists, R.I. Brasher, R. Bruce Horsfall [and] Henry Thurston.
SeriesNature lovers library
ContributionsPearson, T. Gilbert 1873-1943.
The Physical Object
Pagination3 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13996577M

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This book covers all the native and vagrant species of birds seen on the North American. Birds of America () is a collection of short stories by American writer Lorrie stories in this collection originally appeared in The New Yorker, Elle, The New York Times, and The Paris story "People Like That Are the Only People Here" won an O.

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The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Lorrie Moore. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

The main characters of this short stories, fiction story are. The book has been awarded with Salon Book Award (), O /5. Dec 04,  · A rare opportunity to experience this book up close awaits visitors to Chicago’s Field Museum during its exhibition 'Audubon's Birds of America' through January 12, Author: Chadd Scott.

May 31,  · The $8 million Audubon book about birds, and the amazing story behind it “Winter Hawk,” from John James Audubon’s “The Birds of America,” up for auction on June (Christie’s)Author: Jessica Gelt. Slowly but surely, he developed a large collection and set out an ambitious goal: to document all of America’s bird species in a single book.

This was to become Birds of America — a book that. Dec 08,  · How about this for a nice nest egg: John James Audubon’s Birds of America netted over $10 million at auction Tuesday night, making it the world’s most expensive published book.

The 19th century masterpiece, replete with — count ’em — hand-colored illustrations, has long been considered a crucial document about U.S. natural history. I’m David Sibley, author and illustrator of the Sibley Guides and other books (and now apps as well) about birds and nature.

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Among the most significant American books of the 19th Century, Audubon’s The Birds of America is extraordinary in several ways. The enormous 4 volume “Double Elephant Folio” carefully and accurately documents more than species of American birds in life-size prints, making it an important work of natural history and scientific observation.

The seven-volume Birds of America includes images of six now-extinct birds: the Carolina parakeet, passenger pigeon, Labrador duck, great auk, Esquimaux curlew and pinnated grouse. Nearly all later ornithological works were inspired by Audubon's artistry and high standards, and Birds of America is considered one of the greatest examples of book /5(4).

Jul 25,  · If Peterson’s field guide allowed people to finally put names to feathered things, then Birds Over America was the book that really conveyed his love of birds, and the thrills he experienced while birding.

Feather Quest by Pete Dunne ( Dutton). Summary and reviews of Birds of America by Lorrie Moore, plus links to a book excerpt from Birds of America and author biography of Lorrie Moore. Oct 15,  · His work has appeared in a number of Argentine publications, and he is currently working on a definitive guide to the country's birds.

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He is coauthor of Birds of Southern South America and Antarctica (Princeton). Nov 14,  · Is this book rare, Birds of America published in - Answered by a verified Antique Expert We use cookies to give you the best possible experience on our website.

By continuing to use this site you consent to the use of cookies on your device as. AUDUBON’S BIRDS OF AMERICA, FINAL OCTAVO EDITION, WITH HAND-COLORED PLATES: “ONE OF THE FINEST ORNITHOLOGICAL WORKS EVER PRINTED”.

AUDUBON, John James. The Birds of America from Drawings Made in the United States and Their Territories. New York: George R.

Lockwood, Late Roe Lockwood & Son, []. Written by naturalist John James Audubon, the Birds of America is one of the most prized and collected books of all time.

In addition to the stunning colors and detail in Audubon's work, it is noteworthy also because of its ambitious scope: to paint every bird in North America.

Birds of North America, on this bird site you will find information and/or images on not only North American birds but also North American sub-species, vagrant vistors from other oceans and countries in the world including introduced species and some exotic birds.

Over 1, bird species and races photographed or listed.Among the entries on the list of the World’s Most Expensive Books at Auction are copies of The Birds of America by John James Audubon, which sold for $ million in There’s a good reason that the book commands such high prices.

Audubon created a genre of illustration that didn’t exist before.Jun 18,  · John James Audubon’s “The Birds of America” book has long been one of the most treasured books of natural history.

The National Audubon Society explains, “Printed between andit contains life-sized watercolours of North American birds (Havell edition), all reproduced from hand-engraved plates, and is considered to be the archetype of wildlife illustration.”.