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John Audubon

by Miriam E. Mason

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Published by Patria Press, Inc. in Chicago .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24266523M
ISBN 10188285960X
ISBN 109781882859603

  The great American wildlife artist John James Audubon created images of North American birds that have seldom been surpassed in beauty and aesthetic quality. Here are twelve of the best-known of his illustrations, including the black-and-white warbler, brown creeper, Carolina wren, 1/5(1). Our stock of the Octavo or small Audubon prints is one of the largest in the country. In addition, we offer some prints by other early American bird artists such as Mark Catesby, Alexander Wilson, and John Cassin. Our selection of books (on request) by or about Audubon is the most complete available.

  A copy of the world's most expensive book, John James Audubon's 19th-century masterpiece Birds of America, is set for auction later this month and .   John James Audubon () was an ornithologist, naturalist, writer, and painter. His major work, an ambitious color-plate book entitled The Birds of America (–), is considered one of the most significant ornithological works ever : Library of America.

John James Audubon. 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. offers the best selection of John James Audubon art prints for sale online, with easy pricing, free shipping & returns, and custom framing options for .


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"A Synopsis of the Birds of North America" by John James Audubon. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction John Audubon book non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read.

The life of John James Audubon could have been a historical novel. This West Indian French bastard survived revolutions, wars, earthquakes, floods, economic collapses, and epidemics. He called everywhere in North America, as well as Europe and the Caribbean, his home/5(54).

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 by: 7.

John James Audubon, (Landmark books, 48) by Margaret Ford Kieran | Jan 1, out of 5 stars 1. Hardcover $ $ $ shipping. Only 1 left in stock - order soon. More Buying Choices $ (18 used & new offers) Little Naturalists Henry David Thoreau in the Woods. by Kate. 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. John James Audubon’s Birds of America. Often cited as “the most expensive book of all time,” there are still known intact copies of John James Audubon’s The Birds of America (which was published between and ).

While there are a handful of books in the world that may be worth more, until Birds of America held the record for the most money paid at auction. It’s a high-flying success story: A self-taught artist and immigrant defies the odds to create what is now one of the most prized illustrated books in the world, worth an estimated $8 million to Author: Jessica Gelt.

Audubon’s story is one of triumph over adversity; his accomplishment is destined for the ages. He encapsulates the spirit of young America, when the wilderness was limitless and beguiling.

He was a person of legendary strength and endurance, as well as a. As an adult, John Audubon was the best known wildlife artist of the 19th century, and his book, Birds of America, is the standard against which all subsequent bird art has been measured.

In this story about the artist's childhood in the West Indies and France, John's love of drawing sends him into the fields and woods near his country house in pursuit of winged models.4/5. Audubon, John James John James Audubon, detail of a portrait by his sons John and Victor, late s; in the American Museum of Natural History, New York.

Courtesy of the American Museum of Natural History, New York; By he had begun to consider publication of his bird drawings, but he was advised to seek a publisher in Europe, where he would find better.

Audubon, John James () Fish Hawk, Plate [from] The Birds of America. London: R. Havell, 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.

Make Offer - Audubon Bird Guide Eastern Land Birds Vintage Book By Richard H Pough Vintage THE BIRDS OF AMERICA Audubon HC Book Frameable Plates $ Looking for books by John James Audubon. See all books authored by John James Audubon, including The Birds Of America, and The art of Audubon: The complete birds and mammals, and more on   John James Audubon dreamed of creating life-sized portraits of every species of bird in North America.

The portraits, when bound, became some of the biggest books ever made—and to read them, his. 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 in an ambitious project that was the first of its A fantastic book full of the most exquisitely drawn birds I've ever seen/5.

On J one of the world’s most expensive books, John James Audubon’s double-elephant folio of The Birds of America, will go to auction in New York City. Considered the artist’s “greatest triumph,” the oversized four-volume set that contains hand-colored prints of his watercolor drawings, published at great personal expense between andis the.

Field guide to John James Audubon's ( - ) extraordinary illustrations of birds of America, Collection of birds paintings in color, accompanied by captions from ornothologist Ludlow Griscom ( - ), known as the "Dean of the Birdwatchers".

John James Audubon was born on Apin Les Cayes, Saint Domingue, Hispaniola (a former French colony; now Haiti). Audubon conducted his first scientific studies from his Born: John James Audubon book.

Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital /5. Find nearly any book by John-James Audubon. Get the best deal by comparing prices from overbooksellers.

John James Audubon () by John Syme. (The White House Historical Association/Wikimedia Commons) Interviews. For pleasure or as a spiritual discipline, bird-watching is “a lesson in respect and humility” Books.

John James Audubon: Writings & Drawings LOA N° Library of America.Audubon's Ducks: A Book of Days from the National Gallery of Art by Audubon, John James and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Audubon, John James Published by Published for the American Museum of Natural History [by] the Natural History Press, Garden City, N.Y.

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