Audubon's Birds of America: The Audubon Society Baby Elephant Folio ePub download
by Virginia Marie Peterson,John James Audubon,Roger Tory Peterson
- ISBN: 1558591281
- ISBN13: 978-1558591288
- ePub: 1861 kb | FB2: 1188 kb
- Language: English
- Category: Pets & Animal Care
- Publisher: Abbeville Press; Revised edition (July 30, 2003)
- Pages: 694
- Rating: 4.7/5
- Votes: 843
- Format: mbr txt docx doc
Although many attempts have been made to re-create the magnificent illustrations in Audubon's masterpiece.
Audubon's Birds of America book. Even before its completion in 1839, John James AudubonOCOs Birds of America was recognized as a masterpiece of both art and natural science; a great scientist of the day called it the most magnificent monument which has ever been raised to ornithology
of the National Audubon Society, is itself an acknowledged classic.
of the National Audubon Society, is itself an acknowledged classic. All 435 of AudubonOCOs brilliant hand-colored engravings are presented in exquisite reproductions derived from the Audubon SocietyOCOs own archival copy of the rare Double Elephant Folio.
AUDUBON John James - PETERSON Roger Tory & PETERSON Virginia Marie. Published by New York. Abbeville Press Publishers.
Audubon's Birds of America. Green morocco gilt, the cover with figures of owls after Audubon stamped in gilt. PETERSON, Roger Tory and Virginia Marie. The Audubon Society Baby Elephant Folio. Audubon's Birds of America.
Audubon Baby Elephant folio. Published by Thriftbooks. com User, 9 years ago. This book is very large and very heavy. It arrived in a timely manner and in excellent condition. The photos are beautiful and well written. If you are a bird enthusiast, this is a lovely book to own and peruse. com User, 10 years ago.
Roger Tory Peterson was widely regarded as America's most notable ornithologist from his historic publication of A Field Guide to the Birds in 1934 to his death in 1996
Roger Tory Peterson was widely regarded as America's most notable ornithologist from his historic publication of A Field Guide to the Birds in 1934 to his death in 1996. Virginia Marie Peterson is a scientist and an expert on the environmental effects of oil spills. Table of Contents from: Audubon's Birds of America I Divers of Lakes and Bays, Wanderers of Seas and Coasts II Waterfowl III Scavengers and Birds of Prey IV Upland Gamebirds and Marsh-dwellers V Shorebirds VI Seabirds VII Showy Birds, Nocturnal Hunters, and Superb Aerialists VIII Gleaners of Forest and Meadow IX Songsters and Mimics X Woodland Sprites XI Flockers and Songbirds.
Having finished an autobiography of John J. Audubon not long ago, I thought it was a propitious moment to read through this book. It is a collection of over 200 paintings of birds by Audubon
Having finished an autobiography of John J. It is a collection of over 200 paintings of birds by Audubon. There is a lengthy introduction by Ludlow Griscom about the state of conservation in America in the 1950s. Also, he wrote a very brief description of each bird and how they were doing at the time of publication. Audubon was able to paint several species before they went extinct.