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West Coast Rare Books

West Coast Rare Books

Westport / Ireland

Audubon, The watercolors for “The birds of America”.

Audubon, The watercolors for "The birds of America".

Audubon, John James. The watercolors for “The birds of America”. Edited by Annette Blaugrund and Theodore E.Stebbins, Jr. Catalog entries by Carole Anne Slatkin. Essays by Theodore E.Stebbins, Jr. / Annette Blaugrund / Amy R.W.Meyers and Reba Fishman Snyder . Executive editor Holly Hotchner. First Edition. New York [u.a.], Villard Books [u.a.], 1993. IX, 382 pages. Illustrated throughout. Original Hardcover (green cloth with silver lettering on spine) with illustrated dustjacket. Excellent, close to new condition with only very minor signs of wear.

Includes the following essays: Audubon’s Drawings of American Birds (1805-1838) / The Artist as Entrepeneur / Observations of an American Woodsman – John James Audubon as Field Naturalist / Complexity in Creation – A Detailed Look at the Watercolours for “The Birds of America” Description of Watercolours / Selected Watercolours and Catalog Entries / Additional Watercolours from The New-York Historical Society //

Our price: EUR 145,-- 

Audubon - The watercolors for
Audubon – The watercolors for “The birds of America”.

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