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Audubon, The birds of America

James Ernest Thorpe

Audubon, The birds of America

by James Ernest Thorpe

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Published by Huntington Library in San Marino, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • North America,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Audubon, John James, 1785-1851.,
    • Birds -- North America -- Pictorial works.,
    • Birds -- Pictorial works.,
    • Ornithologists -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby James Thorpe.
      ContributionsAudubon, John James, 1785-1851.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL681 .T46
      The Physical Object
      Pagination32 p. :
      Number of Pages32
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4765067M
      LC Control Number78112376

      The Birds of America absorbed Audubon’s attention for much of his life and its publication took nearly 12 years to complete. In the 19th century it was the usual practice for bird illustrators to work exclusively from preserved specimens, but Audubon found this less than ideal. John James Audubon: The watercolors for The birds of America (Hardcover) Published January 1st by Barnes & Noble Books / New-York Historical Society Hardcover, pagesCited by: 7.

        John James Audubon was a naturalist and painter and is considered one of the greatest bird artists of all time. Born in Haiti in , he spent much of his life travelling North America observing, catching and drawing birds and animals in remarkable detail/5(26). Very rare 1st edition copy of John James Audubon's, "A Synopsis of the Birds of America." The book has been rebacked at some point in the past, but it retains most of it's original spine covering.

        John James Audubon's Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America is the largest and most significant color plate book produced in the United States in the nineteenth century, and a fitting monument to the genius of America's most famous ornithologist, naturalist, and Price: $ 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. Six of the birds painted have become extinct since its publication.


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Audubon, The birds of America by James Ernest Thorpe Download PDF EPUB FB2

The life’s work of both a lover and observer of birds and nature. John James Audubon's Birds of America is a portal into the natural world.

Printed between andit contains life-size watercolors of North American birds (Havell edition), all reproduced from hand-engraved plates, and is considered to be the archetype of Audubon illustration.

Audubon originally published the book by subscription. Each subscriber received five plates at a time as they were printed.

Audubon deliberately grouped the birds in a non-taxonomic order, so each installment included a large bird, medium and small birds. The result is variety, surprise, and incredibly, movement. The birds seem to by: 7. The Birds Of America Paperback – Octo by John James Audubon (Author)/5(87).

This book is full of fabulous pictures. I use it in an ornithology unit with 2nd graders. Part of the unit centers around art inspired by birds, and so we of course discuss Audubon.

The book is a good size (not elephant portfolio size-I wish- but large enough for students to really see the detail) and the print is high quality/5(87). The book, published by the Natural History Museum in London, contains large hand coloured prints of engravings by John James Audubon; an American artist and naturalist who catalogued and engraved these birds between and /5.

About the Author John James Audubon () was for half a century North America's dominant nature artist, as well as the first in the region to conduct bird-banding experiments.

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One of the most valuable illustrated books ever produced, a first edition of John James Audubon’s “The Birds of America,” went up for auction at Christie’s in New York, June 14th, and sold for USD $9, This is nearly $2 million more than when this particular copy had sold to American collector Carl Knobloch in for $ million.

Accompanied by a five-volume textual account of Audubon’s observations and adventures, Ornithological Biography, or, An Account of the Habits of the Birds of the United States of America, it took more than 13 years to complete the fewer than full-sets produced. Of the roughly complete copies now known to exist, Yale owns two.

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