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Six plates from Birds of America by John James Audubon

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Published by American Museum of Natural History and Alecto Historical Editions in [New York] .
Written in English



  • North America


  • Birds -- North America -- Pictorial works.

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Edition Notes

Statementby John James Audubon ; drawn from nature by the author between 1821 and 1833 and engraved in Edinburgh and London by W.H. Lizars & Robert Havell between 1828 and 1836 ; printed from the original plates now in the collection of the American Museum of Natural History.
ContributionsLizars, W. H. 1788-1859., Havell, Robert, 1793-1878.
LC ClassificationsQL681 .A972 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination1 case ([4] sheets, [6] sheets of plates) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2624141M
LC Control Number85192180

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