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The Resource The birds of America, [by] John James Audubon; with an introduction and descriptive text by William Vogt

The birds of America, [by] John James Audubon; with an introduction and descriptive text by William Vogt

Label
The birds of America
Title
The birds of America
Statement of responsibility
[by] John James Audubon; with an introduction and descriptive text by William Vogt
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1785-1851
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Audubon, John James
Dewey number
598.2973
Illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
QL674
LC item number
.A9 1937
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1902-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Vogt, William
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Birds
  • Birds
Label
The birds of America, [by] John James Audubon; with an introduction and descriptive text by William Vogt
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • The colored plates are preceded by a reproduction of the title-page of one of the original portfolios dated 1827-1830, not included in the paging
  • "This edition ... is limited to two thousand five hundred copies."
  • "Of the ... 500 plates, the first 435 were originally published by Audubon in London, during the years 1827-1838 ... a set believed to be the finest in uncut state in America ... has ... been followed in making the present reproductions. The final sixty-five subjects were painted at a later date ... They were first reproduced in the octavo Birds of America published by Audubon in New York (and J. B. Chevalier in Philadelphia), 1840-1844. The present plates 436-500 are reproduced from that book."--Note
Control code
ocm00506950
Dimensions
32 cm.
Extent
xxvi p., 500 col. pl. on 250 l.
Lccn
37028771
Other physical details
front. (port.)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) AAC-6932
  • (CaOTULAS)123769619
Label
The birds of America, [by] John James Audubon; with an introduction and descriptive text by William Vogt
Publication
Note
  • The colored plates are preceded by a reproduction of the title-page of one of the original portfolios dated 1827-1830, not included in the paging
  • "This edition ... is limited to two thousand five hundred copies."
  • "Of the ... 500 plates, the first 435 were originally published by Audubon in London, during the years 1827-1838 ... a set believed to be the finest in uncut state in America ... has ... been followed in making the present reproductions. The final sixty-five subjects were painted at a later date ... They were first reproduced in the octavo Birds of America published by Audubon in New York (and J. B. Chevalier in Philadelphia), 1840-1844. The present plates 436-500 are reproduced from that book."--Note
Control code
ocm00506950
Dimensions
32 cm.
Extent
xxvi p., 500 col. pl. on 250 l.
Lccn
37028771
Other physical details
front. (port.)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) AAC-6932
  • (CaOTULAS)123769619

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