Gorgeous and large publications of the bird images in watercolour by Audubon of the birds in America which he made during his travels in the 19th century.
The first edition was in a very large format (1 metre), so most birds with a life-size depiction. The complete series is of course very rare.
The first edition is at view at the moment in the Teylers Museum in Haarlem.
The offered book contains 431 page-wide images and various fold-out pages.
The book is 28 x 35 x 7 cm and weighs approx. 5 kilograms.
All images are present, the pages are without damage.
The dust jacket shows signs of use at the top and bottom and there is a small tear in the back of the dust jacket, see photos. The title page has a small blind stamp.
The number of pages, five hundred, is an estimate. 431 page-wide images and a part with information (and various illustrations).
- Numero di Libri
- Storia Naturale
- Autore/ Illustratore
- John James Audubon
- Titolo del Libro
- The original water-color paintings by John James Audubon for the Birds of America
- Buone condizioni
- Anno di pubblicazione dell’articolo più vecchio
- Anno di pubblicazione dell’oggetto più recente
- 1° edizione
- Lingua originale
- American Heritage Publishing
- Copertina rigida
- Numero di pagine
- 35×28 cm