Audubon's Birds of America displays all 435 of Audubon's brilliant hand colored engravings in exquisite reproductions taken from the original plates of the Audubon Society's archival copy of the rare Double Elephant Folio. Although many attempts have been made to re-create the magnificent illustrations in Audubon's masterpiece, nothing equals the level of fidelity or scale achieved in this high-quality edition. Completely reorganized and annotated by Roger Tory Peterson, who was Americas best-known ornithologist and issued with the full endorsement and cooperation of the Audubon Society.
Audubon's Birds of America displays all 435 of
Audubon's hand colored engravings, graced with an illuminating introduction by Roger Tory Peterson that places Audubon in his ornithological and art historical context. Issued with the full endorsement and cooperation of the ...