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The Birds of America

by Audubon, John James

Condition: Good


The Macmillan Co, 1962-01-01. Hardcover. Good. Hardcover with Fair DJ. Pages are clean and unmarked. Covers show light edge wear. Binding is tight, hinges strong. Dust jacket shows edge wear with edge tears and tanning.; 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed! Ships same or next business day!

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. Read more: Identifying first editions of The Birds of America


  • Bookseller: Redux Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 51711280002
  • Title: The Birds of America
  • Author: Audubon, John James
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: The Macmillan Co
  • Date published: 1962-01-01


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On Sep 14 2016, said:
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It is a very good book to bird watching with. He truly has a great eye for detail in his paintings. He has inspired me to draw the animals that I come in contact with while walking in the forest, around the Blue Ridge Mountains, at the coast, or where I may go or be at!

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