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Author Vedder, Lee A., 1962-

Title John James Audubon and the birds of America : a visionary achievement in ornithological illustration / Lee A. Vedder.

Imprint San Marino, Calif. : Huntington Library, c2006.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    92 Audubon,J VED    Available
Description 93 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Huntington Library treasures
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (92 p.) and index.
Contents Audubon and the making of The birds of America : a brief history -- Audubon's childhood in France, 1789-1803 -- Audubon goes to America, 1803-1805 -- Audubon returns to France, 1805-1807 -- Audubon's trials, hardships, and epiphany in America, 1806-1820 -- In pursuit of his "great idea" : Audubon searches for a publisher, 1824-1826 -- The path to publication and Audubon's marketing strategy, 1827-1839.
Subject Audubon, John James, 1785-1851.
Audubon, John James, 1785-1851. Birds of America.
Ornithologists -- United States -- Biography.
ISBN 9780873282178 (alk. paper)
0873282175 (alk. paper)

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