Audubon Birds: 252 Prints from the Birds of America, by Audubon, John James
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- ISBN: 9781572155794 | 1572155795
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 10/1/2009
To turn the pages of this volume is to revisit the flora and fauna of a world gone by. Early in the 1800s, John James Audubon conceived of the project of painting all the species of birds in North America. Audubons great achievement lay in his remarkable vision and his ability to apply refined artistic values to the science of ornithology. The 225 prints in this books are recognized as being among the best examples of Audubon artistryand among the finest examples of wildlife art.