Audubon's Birds of America: The Audubon Society Baby Elephant Folio
Free Shipping Included! Audubon's Birds of America: The Audubon Society Baby Elephant Folio by Brand: Abbeville Press at Birzula. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. This marvelous edition of Audubon's Birds of America displays all 435 of Audubon's brilliant handcolored engravings in exquisite reproductions taken
Organized and annotated by Roger Tory Peterson, AmericaGÇÖs best-known ornithologist, and issued with the full endorsement and cooperation of the Audubon Society, this magnificent volume is as thorough in scientific classification as it is beautiful. Peterson's fascinating introduction places Audubon in the context of the history of American ornithological art and also reproduces a wide sampling of the work of Audubon's notable predecessors and disciples, including Peterson's own justly famous paintings. This new systematic arrangement of the prints, complete with informative commentaries about each bird, made it possible to correct many of the problems or errors in Audubon's original edition revealed by later scholarship. The colorful captions in the back provide fascinating commentaries on each featured bird.
|Brand:||Brand: Abbeville Press|
|Item Weight:||18.58 pounds|
|Item Size:||3 x 16 x 16 inches|
|Package Weight:||17.9 pounds|
|Package Size:||12.7 x 3.2 x 3.2 inches|